Friday May 31 2019

Fix Your Shoulders: Scapular Push Ups

If you’ve been following along with our last two blog posts, then you know that we’ve been focusing on improving the health and movement of your shoulders. Specifically, we’ve been working at improving the mobility of your scapula (shoulder blades)....

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Wednesday May 22 2019

Fix Your Shoulders: Scapular Matrix

In the last post we went over what your scapula are (your shoulder blades), how they should move, and how it will benefit you to improve the mobility/control you have over them. We also went over how to perform a...

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Friday May 10 2019

Fix Your Tricky Shoulders

Shoulder problems are common, not only with those who train often, but also in those people who are hardly active at all. Unless you’ve had an accident, such as a fall that resulted in a muscular tear or a dislocation...

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Friday April 26 2019

Control Your Hip External Rotation

This is the final blog post in a series about developing greater hip external rotation and mobility. In the past few posts we talked about what hip external rotation is, why it’s important, and how it can benefit your life,...

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Friday April 19 2019

Strengthen Your Hip External Rotation

In our last blog post, we introduced you to a modified version of the pigeon stretch. That stretch will help you improve the passive range of motion available in your hip external rotation. Basically, it will give you the ability...

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Saturday April 6 2019

Hip External Rotation: The Modified Pigeon

Last week we talked a bit about hip external rotation. We went over what it is, why it’s important, and why you should be making sure your working on improving or maintaining your hip external rotation. But where do you...

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Saturday March 30 2019

Improve Your Life With Hip External Rotation

Your hips must be able to move through flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, internal rotation and external rotation, in order for you to move about your day freely. Each one of these movements is just as important as the next, however,...

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Friday March 15 2019

Thoracic Spine: Thoracic Cat Camel

The cat camel is a common exercise used to help improve, restore, or maintain spinal mobility. It’s common place in most yoga classes, and it’s a movement that even most novice trainee’s are familiar with. While the cat camel is...

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Saturday March 2 2019

Thoracic Spine: Open Books & Roller Extensions

Last week we dove into what the thoracic spine is, how it should move, and why it can cause you pain, discomfort, and poor athletic/movement performance if it’s not moving well. So if you haven’t checked out that last post,...

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Friday February 22 2019

Awakening The Thoracic Spine

If you sit at a desk for work, drive long hours, or hunch over staring at your phone all day long – your thoracic spine might need a little love. Your thoracic spine is essentially your “mid back”. It begins...

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