Bill Hartman shows some Cuboid mobilization to increase dorsiflexion. Of course, the good ol’ lacrosse ball can get the job done as well.
Better Back Extension Mobility WOD
Kelly Starrett with a modification to the “lying on a lacrosse ball” thoracic spine MWOD. Simply add weight. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Kettlebell Quad Massage Mobility WOD
Remember that quad smash MWOD? Jami Tikkanen shows you an option that doesn’t require a superfriend. Sandwich Version: same thing, but sitting on a lacrosse ball
Squat Form Mobility Recap by Justin
Justin made a great video recapping lots of Kelly Starrett’s mobility drills. He made the video specifically for a female athlete, who has trouble with her knees tracking inside of her toes when squatting. But I think everyone of us will find something to take away from the video. He works top to bottom from […]
Shoulder Internal Rotation Mobility WOD
After the squat cycle Kelly Starrett is here to work your shoulder internal rotation. Part 1: barbell shoulder smash (click here for similar MWODs) pec major / minor with lacrosse ball banded internal rotation Part 2: similar to this MWOD lacrosse ball on thoracic spine, lower part of scapula internal rotation with band barbell shoulder smash Part 3: […]
Squat Mobility WOD Series Part 1 of 3
Yay! It’s It was squat week over at Mobility WOD. Update: Check out Part 2 Kelly Starrett posted the first of a three part squat mobility WOD series. Hammering all corners of the hip 2-3 minutes minutes hip extension (leg internally rotated) with rubber band 2 minutes on the outside leg (glutes / TFL) with lacrosse ball inside […]
Shoulder Internal Rotation Mobility WOD #2
Kelly Starrett working on a stiff in the thoracic spine to improve shoulder internal rotation. Tools: lacrosse ball weight plate MWOD: arm is internally rotated behind the back use lacrosse ball to mobilize the first rip, scapula area
Lacrosse Ball Cut in Half Compression Mobility WOD
Kelly Starrett takes the compression technique a bit further. Tools: Lacrosse Ball cut in half Compression Band He uses it to work on the suprapatellar area. But as he points out this can be used in a variety of ways (forearms etc.). Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
DIY Foam Roller Alternatives
Over at reddit there was a discussion about Foam Roller Alternatives I started making my own foam rollers with 4″ PVC and exercise mats…via A Nalgene bottle…via lacrosse ball for traps via two tennis balls in a dress sock works great.via For a tutorial on how to build your own foam roller with a PVC […]