Kelly Starrett finds torque (shoving knees out) to create a stabile low back.
The most useful Mobility Exercises with Video Explanations
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More wrist prehab goodness from Kit Laughlin. Today the Wrist and Hand Sequence. Not only great if you spend a lot of time doing handstands, but also good for all you people with tweaked wrists from snatches and clean and jerks. Check out more drills on Mobility 101. Update: Here is another very nice wrist routine in Finnish.
Kit Luaghlin has a chair stretch for your lower back muscles. Great if you have been sitting for way too long today. Stretches obliques, quadratus lumborum, as well as latissimus dorsi. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Kelly Starrett takes another look at the Front Rack Position. First part is about keeping a stable, externally rotated rack position is really good. Second part is about pointing the elbows down when doing back squats. For example he says that it unloads the wrist and makes the back more stable. Here are both versions […]
YouTuber Bryce Lewis put together a public Evernote notebook containing links to Mobility WODs sorted by body part /muscle group. If you don’t know Evernote, it is a free, multi platform note taking app. Available for: Android: Evernote iOS: Evernote or SimpleEver Windows: Evernote OS X: Evernote Web: Evernote You can also use the ATG search to review the mobility wods I mentioned here. Simple seach […]
In MWOD #500 Kelly Starrett works on the Subscapularis. He uses the same lacrosse ball taped to barbell contraption you have seen here & here.
Stretch out Saturday … Kit Laughlin shows a limbering version of the hip flexor stretch. get in a lunge position square your hips then squeeze the glutes sink down, re-square, re-tuck, re-straighten the back leg, then lean back Add a contraction for the bottom position if you like. Once in the deepest, and technically best, […]
Kelly Starrett did a 10 minute video on posture for the tech crowd. My best position is my next position. getting into correct posture while sitting/ typing sitting without overextending using standing desk Also check out Mobility 101 for more ways to improve mobility and posture.
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 […]