Gymnastics

MOVEMENT VIRTUOSITY

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Make the difficult things look easy.   Movement virtuosity in the gym is showing high technical skill when performing a movement.   This is easily recognized when someone looks extremely comfortable in the bottom of an overhead squat. When learning to overhead squat, some people can get into that bottom position with ease, but for […]

Powerlifting

CORRECTIVE MOBILITY WORK

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An athlete’s tendency is to GO GO GO– never really thinking about when to slow down or when to prioritize mobility. And understandably so. Most sports need intensity over movement, not realizing the damage this can do or the way it inhibits athletic performance. Athletes also rarely take into consideration the massive positive effect mobility […]

Powerlifting

MOBILITY 101

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Preventing an injury isn’t always possible, let’s be real. But mobility work can absolutely help in doing so. What do I mean by “mobility work”? I use this as a general term, meaning anything that breaks down adhesions, scar tissue, or knots, brings muscles back to their full extension, improves range of motion, decreases pain, […]