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Eliminate Immobility Induced Pain

Monday, July 24th, 2017

If your movement hurts, you don't have a fitness issue, you have a health issue; more than likely have a mobility issue. Mobility and fitness are not synonymous. You can be highly fit and immobile (and most of you are). You adapt specific to the movements you repeat, and become more ...

Weaker Grip = Shorter Life

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

    Weaker grip = lower performance and shorter life. Your grip strength and endurance predict disability (1) and longevity (2) and are often seem to be the limiting constraint when lifting, climbing and grappling near your limit in weight or duration. Many read this and do the opposite: you train ...

Pullup and Kettlebell Snatch Pain (Teres Major)

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

If you've experienced pain in your armpit and shoulder blade from kettlebell snatches or pullups, it's often due to straining teres major, an internal rotator and adductor of the arm. Many people misunderstand this muscle, and attempt to self-treat the latissimus dorsi, but unlike the lat, ...

Correct Hip Tightness

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

      Correct your Hip Tightness: The relationship of between your psoas, your breath and your trunk twist determine your hip's ability to internally rotate (1). In 1998, I created the Shinbox positions and transitions (recently repackaged as the "90-90" by some doing it incorrectly). I designed the Shinbox as a ...

The Instability of Mobility; the Immobility of Stability

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

There is a tsunami of bad form in fitness promoted even by "medical" professionals. The belief is that because an individual has medical licensure, then anything they promote must be accurate. Medical licensure is specific and contextual to educational foci. They can be wrong and often ...

3 Step Tricep Fix

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Why has overhead strength become limited and painful due to your tricep? The long head of the triceps crosses the shoulder and attaches to the supraglenoid tubercle on the scapula, and assists the more powerful latissimus dorsi in extending the shoulder. To release the tightness, you must take the long head ...

Pec-Delt Floss for Heavy Pressing

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Pec-Delt Floss for Heavy Pressing If you're in pain, you'll most likely be inactive. Push through pain, and the stress cortisol will make you incapable of losing belly fat due to elevated blood glucose levels despite "being fit." Mobility, done the way I teach you, removes ...

Stretch with a Classic Tool in an Innovative Way

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

The Mobility Ring is a classical tool revitalized with scientific innovation, allowing you to access new depths of dynamic flexibility through a unique PNF approach (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), addressing the challenges of occupational and sports prehabilitation. As evidenced by the rising rate of training-related injuries, ...

Shoulder Bursitis Hack

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Shoulder Bursitis Hack Common symptoms of shoulder bursitis include pain, stiffness, swelling, limited range of motion, tenderness, and crunching or popping; ranging from mild / gradual to severe / sudden. For bursitis, avoid activities that are difficult or painful, and take breaks to rest your shoulders. When you exercise, it is recommended ...

Rotational Mobility Overhead Assessment

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Mobility Ring Overhead Squat Assessment (OHS) is quick to perform, clear in conclusions, and useful for coaches, trainers and therapist. Information obtained can be used to tailor prehabilitation exercises specific to your needs.       The Mobility Ring Overhead Squat Assessment (OHS) is quick to perform, clear in conclusions, and useful for ...