Kelly Starrett was on the Strength Coach Podcast #107. His segment starts at 37 minutes in. He also gets asked about his view on icing [01:01:00]. The host doesn’t really challenge him there, but Kelly sounds a bit more measured this time. I think his main quirk is that people don’t do anything else besides icing. Download Audio: […]
The most useful Mobility Exercises with Video Explanations
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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 […]
Ok, this may seem odd, but hear me out. 2 weeks ago I stumbled across the video of Brett Summers explaining how he uses one of those car buffer / car polisher things for myofascial release when foam rollers are not enough. You read that right. What a silly gimmick right? That was my first […]
This will satisfy your weekly monthly dose of half naked Justiness. Adding to his recent post on causes for Hyperlordosis he made a video explaining how to find your psoas. roll on one side imagine a line connecting the hip bone and belly button on that line go 5cm off from the belly button, right next to […]
You may remember Kit Laughlin from the Shoulder Mobility with Sticks post. He made a good video on opening the your tight hip flexors. Kit, if you read this, please do a 45 min routine video where you talk us through the exercises. Update: Coincidentally, Justin posted something about Hyperlordosis = excessive curvature of the lumbar […]
You can now pre-order Kelly Starrett’s book, “Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance“. Learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your human potential, live pain free… and become a Supple Leopard. But you have to wait until February 10th 2013…Argh! Book’s Website […]
Mark Bell visited Kelly Starrett at San Francisco CrossFit. In the video Kelly is showing Ben Alderman that he is not lacking hamstring flexibility. His issue is being in a constant state of over extension, which results in tight hamstrings.
Here are Jami Tikkanen and Annie Thorisdottir with a little elbow pain MWOD. elbow traction with band twisting arm, PNF style working on the triceps area above the elbow, similar to this mwod to improve the front rack position using a compression band and do the above
Over at Gymnastic Bodies Christopher Sommer posted an interesting looking mobility exercise. Lat Flys … and like most gymnastics exercises these look deceptively easy. combines rotator cuff, scapular protraction and scapular retraction all within a single exercise. Recommended dose: 2 to 3 sets of 15-30 reps twice per week.