Mobility WOD never disappoints.
Especially the latest two episodes are real eye openers for somebody with poor ankle range of motion (Dorsiflexion) like me.
It is amazing what impact the skin sliding ability has on mobility.
See Kelly Starrett transform an ankle from negative to positive ROM in no time.
So here it was not the calves that needed stretching. It was making sure that the skin was not “acting like a cast”.
Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
More unglue-ing / tack and stretch techniques with a lacrosse ball and a barbell to make sure the tissue slide over each other (muscle over bones, , muscle over muscles and skin over muscle).
Episode 285/365: Sliding Surface Challenge for your Hammies and Distal Calves