Mobility

I was fortunate enough to sit down with Jeff Tucker, head of CrossFit Gymnastics, to have a great discussion around movement mastery and techniques to improve athletic performance.As you'll see Jeff is an amazing resource on improving human movement and function and this interview is...

One of the biggest misconceptions I see and hear when working with various fitness coaches is that there is a certain way to squat. Knees must be positioned in a certain spot, feet must be pointed a certain direction, and coaches try to force their...

Performing a deep squat is a common goal in many training environments. While squat depth may be predetermined by bony anatomy that dictates hip ranges of motion, a majority of people (if not all) have the appropriate hip structure to squat to at least parallel....

As a BIRTHFIT Regional Director, chiropractor, and mom, I am all for women exercising during pregnancy. I have reaped the benefits of exercise through two pregnancies and have seen plenty of patients experience the same benefits. A few of these benefits include decreased musculoskeletal complaints...

We’ve all used foam rollers, stretching, band joint distractions, lacrosse balls and a variety of other tools to improve mobility. But there is a big gap between having the available range of motion and being able to express that available motion in functional patterns such...

The pull-up is a foundational movement for the fitness athlete and is often underestimated in its importance. Requiring back, core, and shoulder strength, this movement is fantastic for any athlete. The major problem with the pull-up is that many athletes struggle to build the foundation of...

The foam roller has had its ups and downs as a piece of equipment. At one point being relatively unknown, transitioning to being on the news, in books, and sold in just about every store. Now with the plethora of research coming out showing the...