Increasing Hip Mobility with Paused Squats

Over at r/weightroom there was the question What are good ways of increasing hip mobility? And threewhitelights provided a nice anecdote. After 2 years of trying to squat to parallel with good form, I finally found that nothing loosened my hips like pause squats. Squat down with a light weight (I used 135-155 when I was squatting 225) to […]

Shoulder Dislocates for Shoulder Mobility

Shoulder Dislocates for Shoulder Mobility

One staple of your shoulder warm up / mobility work should be Dislocates aka “Pass Throughs” with PVC pipes. The tighter your grip = the more flexible your shoulders have to be. Here is Dusty Hyland from Dog Town Crossfit with his crazy shoulder flexibility by doing dislocates with an underhand grip. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness. And a random YouTube guy […]

Stretching for Higher Kicks

Stretching for Higher Kicks

Here are some videos showing you stretches to develop better flexibility (not only) for higher kicks. Because there is no such thing as having too much active flexibility. Static Stretches and middle split Standing side stretches with rubber bands use a pulley to do standing stretchesElevated fron splits How to improve your splits Simple DIY […]