Here is a nice barbell row variation brought to you by the Elite FTS guys. Bent Over One Arm Band Resisted Barbell Rows. Check out more Barbell Rows Variations Demo Videos
Here is a 90 minute video playlist of Jump Stretch founder Dick Hartzell. Here are some Jump Stretch rubber band stretching routines. via Flex Bands for Sports: I especially like this squat band stretch. Go to Dave Draper’s site for more info.
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.
Here is a fun little finisher. Not just for MMA athletes… Rubber band resisted side walk Push ups with chains. Don’t have chains? Use rubber a second rubber band around your back.
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
More mobility today. This time Matt Wichlinski has a couple of good drills to show. He does some Rubber band stretches to open shoulders, chest and rib cage. The ‘one armed /one legged balance plank row’ (that’s the official name) move at 2:20 will be a nice addition to my warm up. You should try it too. Mobility (Not Just) for Meatheads.
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.
Here is something I also do occasionally. Band Resisted Pull Ups by Max from Ambition Athletics. Great exercise if you have trouble locking out at the top of your pull ups. I used this quite a bit when training for my OAC.
Spencer Moormon from California Strength shows some hip flexor stretches. If you have stuck around you probably are familiar with these rubber band hip mobility exercises. Work each side for 2 minutes. Contract + relax the glutes (PNF Stretching) Also see more Couch Stretch posts.