Over at 8 Weeks Out Gerry Ramogida shows you the basics of hip mechanics. You will learn: What normal range of motion is and how to test for it. For more Mobility stuff, check out allthingsgym.com/mobility101.
Here is a 2010 Kelly Starrett with a nice hip warm-up sequence. Maybe you find a movement you can incorporate into your warm-up. For me it was the duck walks. I have not done these in a long time. Try the advanced version if you can: hold a barbell overhead while duck walking. Heard Glenn […]
Mr flexible, Kelly Starrett shows a hip opener stretch using a rubber band with the dreaded split positions. Keep it moving, this is not a static stretch.
Stretch out Saturday … Kit Laughlin shows a limbering version of the hip flexor stretch. get in a lunge position square your hips then squeeze the glutes sink down, re-square, re-tuck, re-straighten the back leg, then lean back Add a contraction for the bottom position if you like. Once in the deepest, and technically best, […]
Kelly Starrett’s buddy Brian MacKenzie is publishing a book called Power Speed Endurance. It also has chapter on upper leg, hip and trunk mobility written by Kelly, which you can download for free. A nice compendium of the stuff we learned from his Mwods. Download: link to PDF (right click + ‘save as’) Check out more […]
This will satisfy your weekly monthly dose of half naked Justiness. Adding to his recent post on causes for Hyperlordosis he made a video explaining how to find your psoas. roll on one side imagine a line connecting the hip bone and belly button on that line go 5cm off from the belly button, right next to […]
You may remember Kit Laughlin from the Shoulder Mobility with Sticks post. He made a good video on opening the your tight hip flexors. Kit, if you read this, please do a 45 min routine video where you talk us through the exercises. Update: Coincidentally, Justin posted something about Hyperlordosis = excessive curvature of the lumbar […]
Mark Bell has a quick hip internal rotation mobility wod for you.
Kelly Starrett has 3 quick mobs to improve your squat, deadlift and bench press. All 3 classic rubber band MWODs.