Kelly Starrett with another ankle range of motion and hip mobility WOD. This time he attacks the areas with some cheap bike inner tubes instead of fancy first world rubber bands. Ankle – 2-3 minutes band distracted ankle stretch (front / back), oscillate, press into corners calf on wall, press hip to wall (squeeze glutes), contract relax, […]
Kelly Starret and Carl Paoli have a variation for the famous 10 minute squat test. 10 minutes of squat down with knees out in the bottom position start sweeping one leg to the side and bring it back in when lifting the leg, load the hamstring a bit (hips up a bit) keep knees pressed out
Kelly Starrett has some ideas to increase your hip range of motion (ROM). This MWOD focuses on the hip flexors, especially psoas major. Problem: When athletes are missing hip flexion they often end up in over extension. Treatment: massage yourself, don’t be passive, add movement use a weighted lacrosse and the usual tack and stretch method […]
Kelly Starrett shows us quick mobility drills he uses after prolonged periods of sitting. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Kelly Starrett, Jami Tikkanen and Glen Cordoza demonstrate is a nice test to identify range of motion problems. From a kneeling position, jump and land in a full squat. Key Questions Do you land with your knees out? Do you land with a stable ankle? Do you land without a collapsed foot? Oh boy… I got a lot to […]
Kelly Starrett and Jami Tikkanen have a nice modification to that classic lying “squat against a wall” band drill. This one you can squeeze in before your lifting session to get your hip area ready for action. By getting into the shown figure four position you are simultaneously working external and internal rotation. Plus, the […]