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 […]
Kelly Starrett tackles the greatest evil of our modern world. Sitting. Test: Can you get 120-130 degrees of range of motion in a knee raise? I failed. pulling yourself forward when in the bottom position of the squat creates a pseudo flat back (man belly – anterior pelvic tilt) instead, push the knees out to create torque On […]
In his T Nation article Break Up Those Hips and Fix That Squat Adam Vogel goes through a couple of mobility exercises to increase hip range of motion. Nothing groundbreaking if you have been following along Kelley Starrett’s Mobility WODs. However the Psoas Active Release with a plate is something I am going to try. Because the psoas sits so deep […]
Kelly Starrett with another bondage Compression Bands mobility WOD. Tools: compression bands buy the Compression Bands from Rogue or make your own with some bicycle inner tubes. Split them in half. Et voilà. MWOD: compress the high hamstring area (medial hamstring, psoas) do usual rubber band stretches Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
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.