Doug Larson shows one of my favorite shoulder stretches. I like to do this one after extended periods of sitting. Great to improve your posture, but of course also useful for your overhead position. Variation: After Pressing sessions I like to bring the intensity of this stretch up to 11 by using a medicine ball (gives […]
The most useful Mobility Exercises with Video Explanations
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Shot putter Ryan Whiting (2013 worlds silver medalist) shows some of his post workout stretching routine. First some rubber band stretches followed by more Hip Mobility Drills For more mobility drills check out Mobility 101.
Chad Vaughn has 3 quick Overhead Mobility Warm Up drills for ya. Follow Chad on Instagram – OlyChad and make sure you see his full explanations there. Perform 1-3 rounds for 5-10 reps each: Shoulder rotations – Arms straight! Hold each position for 3 seconds Kip swing (regular or on box) – Arms straight also. Behind Neck […]
Earlier this year I linked to a 2 day webinar where Kelly Starrett talked about all the aspects he covered in his mobility wod videos. If you missed it here is a hour recording of the beginning titled “MobilityWod Principles”. It’s basically a quick rundown of the first chapters of “Becoming a Supple Leopard” (see […]
More than just Duck Walks … Dmitry Klokov shows Overhead Duck Jumps. I assume that just like Overhead Duck Walks, these are a great hip opener and also good for getting comfortable in the bottom position of the Snatch and build stability. Update: He did 140 reps of those with 40kg in 23 minutes. Update […]
Here is Dmitry Klokov’s warm up routine. massaging glutes and hamstrings (like foam rolling on pipes) cracking / massaging lower back quick shoulder stretch in the deep dip position his Ankle, anterior tibialis, quad stretch I mentioned here butterfly pose stretch upper back stretches (roll on shoulder blades, butt in the air shifting from side […]
Kelly Starrett’s MobilityWOD.com just launched its redesign. They greatly improved the search function. The old mobility WOD videos will remain free. New Features Search episodes by body part, movement, sport, injury etc. Daily RX – a Daily Mobility Prescription MWOD Pro (I already signed up) Subscription based, more advanced and in-depth diagnostic and mobilization tools ($85/ Year, […]
Kelly Starrett was guest on the Fitcast podcast. Of course they talk about his “Supple Leopard” book and the key concepts of his mobility / “basic human maintenance” system. I already got my copy and I have to say that I am really impressed by its content. The book is very well structured and everything is explained […]
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.