Kelly Starrett has 3 drills to asses & work on your upright torso position. Test: jump from kneeling position jump and land in the bottom squat position, knees out, torso slightly leaned forward same thing with hands behind the hand to simulate front squat position, trying to keep the torso upright straight arms above head
Ben Bruno shows you how to do a reverse hyper(ish) movement at home. Tools: ankle weights a table, bench (slight incline) or something else to hold on Another single leg variation using a band.
Head on over to 70s Big. Justin wrote another post about Foot Drills that will fix your collapsed arch. I will give these Foot Drills by Russ Ebbets a try. Done daily these six drills will eliminate shin splints, Achilles’ tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, lessen the chance of a severe ankle sprain and virtually all knee problems. Check […]
Try Joe DeFranco’s 3-Way “Shoulder Shocker” Perform: 2-3 sets, 8-12 per movement, no rest between exercises Seated Plate Raise using a 25 or 45-pound weight plate Seated Lateral Raise with light dumbbells – 20 to 25 pounds Seated Dumbbell Cuban Press, strict form (shrug, upright row, an external rotation, shoulder press. And to balance all that anterior […]
This is worth a bookmark. Athletes Treating Athletes is a great resource for all your soft tissue needs. If the daily grind has taken its toll and caused some overuse injuries this site will be of value for you. It offers detailed explanations of Self muscle massage, active muscle/tendon mobilizations, and joint mobilization techniques to restore […]
Of course you know Boris from Squat RX – one of the best squat instructions online. If you haven’t already you should watch his entire series. Below is Squat RX #5 in which Boris shows various warm up exercises. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness. Exercise List: arm circles hip circles trunk twists leg twists swaying tree dislocates […]
If you have some pain in the outside of your knees Kelly Starrett wants you to try this little drill. unloads the knee by sitting down and have a rubber band pull on your leg flex quads, hyperextend the knee a little
Kelly Starrett with a variation to the rubber band hip flexor stretch. Variation #1: squeeze glutes, then lean back Bonus: put arm overhead and lean back Variation #2: from a split stance, squeeze glutes lower down into a lunge, while keeping tension Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
KitLaughlin has an interesting shoulder mobility series utilizing sticks / PVC pipes. You can get some pretty good stretches using these things. Subscribe to his channel and give him a thumbs up.