Here is another handy stretching / mobililty routine cheat sheet. This is based on the Starting Stretching routine and was made by okguysletsdothis, who has some serious stick figure drawing skills.
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Mr flexible, Kelly Starrett shows a hip opener stretch using a rubber band with the dreaded split positions. Keep it moving, this is not a static stretch.
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.
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, […]
Sunday stretching … If the pancake stretch is getting too easy for you, try this variation with a stick. Photo used with permission, by Jeremy O’Sullivan
Seen in the Men’s 62 B Group today. Julio Cesar Salamanca Pineda getting his quads stretched in between attempts.
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 […]
Here is Jessica Marie Salvaggio getting her shoulder girdle/ lats stretched out, Zygmunt Smalcerz style. If you don’t have a Zygmunt available you can recreate the experience by lying on a foam roller while holding a weight with your extended arms. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness.
Ido Portal posted this photo, together with an explanation of the “Diagonal Stretch”. One of those easier said than done yoga style poses. I failed miserably and needed assistance to get into this position. Give it a try and let us know how you do. Instructions: Stand with your heels together but toes out with […]