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 […]
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Homemade Compression Bands Mobility WOD
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.
Rubber Band Hip Flexor Stretch Variations Mobility WOD
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.
Homemade Stretching Device
Not just for kicks. Here is a video showing you how to use a simple homemade stretching tool to increase your flexibility and strengthen your hamstrings, psoas and glutes at end ranges. Material: stick or PVC pipe PVC pipe T connector rubber band