5 10, 2016

10 Exercises To Instantly Improve Ankle Mobility

2020-08-06T12:22:47-05:00By |

Are ankle mobility issues limiting your ability to train effective, or worse, predisposing you to injuries? Here are 10 exercises to help you improve your ankle mobility quickly and effectively. These drills will address potential joint restrictions, soft tissue tone and tightness, and of course teach you how to incorporate movement to [...]

4 05, 2016

Why Your Hamstring Stretching Habit Is A Hoax

2020-07-07T14:04:21-05:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. If you are habitually stretching your hamstrings day after day with little flexibility to show for it, it's safe to say that stretching isn't working for you, so time to figure out something that actually produces results. 2. Not all "tight" hamstrings are the same, [...]

27 04, 2016
  • foam rolling

Stop Mindlessly Foam Rolling Like A Jackass

2019-11-20T14:52:33-06:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. When it comes to foam rolling, there are no absolutes no matter what the experts say. When intelligently programmed with goals in mind, foam rolling can be a highly effective tool for improving movement quality, performance and recovery. Just depends if you are using it correctly. [...]

9 03, 2016

Why Foam Rolling Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does

2020-07-13T14:03:20-05:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. Foam rolling before activity isn't lengthening your muscles, nor increasing ranges of motion. It is, however, wasting your time, energy and focus that should be devoted to your training, while possibly predisposing you to injury. 2. The interconnections between body segments and tissues such as [...]

29 12, 2015
  • Self Myofascial Release

Improve Shoulder Mobility with Hands-On SMR Techniques

2018-01-13T09:17:16-06:00By |

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW... 1. When it comes to advanced soft-tissue work, the foam roller and lacrosse ball just don't cut it. Quit wasting your valuable training time with minor results to show for your diligent daily work and start doing Hands-On Self Myofascial Release (SMR) Techniques 2. Hands-On Self Myofascial Release Techniques [...]

12 03, 2015

Hands-On SMR: Vastus Medialis Obliquus

2020-07-29T16:56:06-05:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. The VMO is one of the most critical stabilizers of the knee.  Unless you are training for purely aesthetics trying to achieve the optimal teardrop shape of the muscle belly, the firing pattern and activation of the VMO is what is most important.  These [...]

7 03, 2015
  • active recovery

Maximizing Your Active Recovery Days

2018-01-13T09:43:27-06:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. On paper, an "off" day can mean a few different things to different people based on their idea of what an off day should entail! But if you place performance at a premium, active recovery should become routine. 2. For avid strength athletes who predominantly [...]


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