In MWOD #500 Kelly Starrett works on the Subscapularis. He uses the same lacrosse ball taped to barbell contraption you have seen here & here.
Upper Leg, Hip & Trunk Mobilization Chapter
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 […]
Neck Trap Lacrosse Ball Mobility WOD
Here is a MWOD for all us deskbound office slaves. I am sure you know how the neck / trap area gets tight and achy when you sit in front of your computer for extended periods of time. This lacrosse ball MWOD works exaclty this area and ties in with the other First Rib MWODs.
Pec Minor Lacrosse Ball Barbell Mobility WOD
Kelly Starrett has a MWOD to work your tight pec minor area. Same contraption as they used in the First Rib Barbell MWOD, using a lacrosse ball taped to a barbell. In addition to that they also have a mobility test, which I failed. Kettlebell Overhead Squats. Damn you Mobility demons!
First Rib Barbell Mobility WOD
Kelly Starrett has another MWOD focusing on the First Rib Area. Useful to improve your overhead position. Modification: tape a lacrosse ball to the bar.
Mobilize Tissues Above & Below Painful Areas Mobility WOD
Kelley Starrett talks about how he likes to attack possible causes for pain. Not only work on the area that hurts, but also on the tissues above/ below the painful area. On that note, I had a PT tell me that for some bodyparts (knee / back of the knee for example) the same applies, but also with […]
Basic Ankle Mobility Test & Exercises Recap Mobility WOD
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 […]
Overhead Postition First Rib Mobility WOD
Kelly Starrett shows another creative way to improve your overhead position. Tools: strap / rubber band lacrosse ball weight something to hang from Lay a strap over a lacrosse ball and have it push the ball into the first rib area / inside of your shoulder, all while hanging from a bar. I just tried […]
Knee Rehab Mobility WOD
Jami Tikkanen has 3 mobility drills to rehab for your patellar tendonitis infested knees (or just to loosen up the tightness around them). lying band traction knee choke hold – use your forearm as a lever work on the area above the knee cap with a lacrosse ball