Injury Prevention

Whether in the clinic or in the gym, on a daily basis people tell me they have tight hip flexors.They've seen a YouTube video about how tight hip flexors can cause problems or their local PT / Chrio / Massage Therapist has repeatedly told them that...

Sub-optimal glute activation is one of the most common faults I see in athletes. This can lead to a host of injuries as well as decreased performance.We've previously discussed using the push press as a test of hip (glute) versus knee dominance in athletes. Analyzing...

Here’s what you need to knowSimply said, our Western society has lost the ability to squat. And no, just because you participate in CrossFit doesn’t leave you exempt from this list.  You are just as, if not more, likely to be injured during squat emphasized...

In my recent CrossFit Journal article "Analyzing the Handstand Position", I outline a series of tests that can be employed to determine the handstand mobility and handstand stability deficits that are impacting an athlete's ability to perform a handstand (and its' variations) with optimal efficiency.Last...

In my recent CrossFit Journal article "Analyzing the Handstand Position", I outline a series of tests that can be employed to analyze handstand mobility and stability deficits that are impacting an athlete's ability to perform a handstand (and its' variations) with optimal efficiency.The following are my...

The shoulder is a complicated structure. As I wrote in my CrossFit Journal Article “The Optimal Shoulder”  over 80% of CrossFit workouts involve a shoulder movement. If you are a CrossFit athlete, your shoulders better be performing optimally if you want to performing at your...

My latest article was just published in CrossFit Journal on the mobility and motor control needs of the squat. Great read for any athlete or coach looking to better understand the mechanics of this movement!Click image below to read the article.  ...

The fitness athlete must be able to perform a full depth squat.The squat is the single most important training tool for developing hip power in athletes and having proper mobility and technique is crucial to performing the squat in the safest and most efficient way...

Attention Fitness Athletes, Many athletes spend too much time trying to improve their mobility and reap little benefit from their hard work.Today, you are going to learn the quickest and most effective way to improve your mobility and performance.Most fitness athletes understand how important mobility is...