Coaches Corner

NETFLIX AND FLEXIBILITY

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Starting to feel stiff most days? Everyday?   We all know the world is developing in a way that makes it impossible for most people to avoid being sedentary for multiple hours in a day. As we spend all this time in a static position our bodies begin to stiffen and hold onto those bad […]

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, […]

Coaches Corner

WHAT IS YOUR PSOAS AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT IT?

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WHAT IS YOUR PSOAS? The psoas is a hip flexor muscle that’s found deep in your abdomen. There are two- right and left, because, well, most of us have two legs. They extend from either side of your spine (connecting at the lumbar spine and intervertebral discs), running through the pelvis, attaching to your femurs […]