Here is something nice for your lower back after heavy deadlift days. Donnie Thompson demonstrates various back stretches using rubber bands. You don’t even need to be fully suspended. I sometimes attach a band to a pull up bar, wrap it around my lower back while I lay on the floor. Or, another way to […]
From the category “things you didn’t know you were lacking”. Kelly Starrett talks about terminal knee extension. The Problem: knee can’t fully extend, is flexed all the time. Check out more drills on Mobility 101. The Fix with band distraction and tibia internal rotation. Doing extra work with a voodoo compression band.
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 […]
Kelly Starrett has a quick ankle ROM test. From a squat position, can you go into a pistol position? NorCal CrossFit has a video recapping the basic ankle mobility drills we have learned from Kelly Starrett. work on plantar fascia with Lacrosse Ball tack and strech Achilles tendon area / calf on barbell ankle distraction with rubber […]