I’m having a rest day today. Only thing I’ll do is stretching. Found this hour long P90X stretch video. It’s a pretty good top to bottom routine. So let’s suck at stretching together. Exercise List: Sun Salutations Neck Stretch Back Up the Car Head Rolls Expand Chest Shoulder Stretch Forearm Flex Dreya Stretch Cat Stretch Glute [...]
Kelly Starrett works ankle mobility. Nothing fancy, just camping out in good position (not letting the arch collapse and knees come in). This pretty much describes my ankle issues.Too tight to let me reach proper squat depth without elevated heels (on plates or oly shoes). If there only was such a thing as Achilles tendon implants / enlargement. I would get that.
Charles Poliquin posted something about low squatting a.k.a. squatting. Because if it ain’t low it’s not a squat. In tip 3 he suggests using the calf raise machines (seated & standing) to get a maximum stretch. Standing Calf Raise Machine, 3-5 rounds with knees locked (to stretch the soleus and the gastrocnemius) lower your heels as low as [...]