mobility

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Always Injured? Here’s Why

I see people in my practice all the time who tell me they’re always getting injured and feel trapped in a revolving door of injury after injury after injury. They usually feel hopeless that they’ll ever break free of this vicious cycle. Understandably, this is an immensely frustrating experience. It is often helpful to know […]

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Mobility for Runners

Running is a complex movement involving coordinated action at many joints throughout the body. In addition to strength, endurance, and motor control; runners must have the prerequisite mobility. While the average person may not be able to identify the specific nuances of faulty running mechanics, most can tell when someone has especially good running form.

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Psoas anatomy

Psoas Muscle – Anatomy Highlight

The psoas muscle comes up frequently with my clients. It may not be as well known as some other muscles like the pecs or hamstrings, but this low key muscle plays an essential role in movement and stability. Due to its attachment points, it can be involved in issues involving the hip, pelvis, and lower

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Squat Form Knee Mobility

Squat Form Deconstructed Part 3 – Knee Mobility

This installment in the Squat Form Series will focus on mobility at the knee joint. Squatting with good form requires mobility into both flexion (bending) and extension (straightening) at the knee joint. In this article, I will describe the anatomy of the knee joint, the biomechanics as they relate to squat form, common limitations to

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Ankle Joint

Squat Form Deconstructed Part 2 – Ankle Mobility

Starting from the ground up, this installment in the Squat Form series will focus on the ankle. In order to squat well, you must have adequate mobility and stability at the ankle to create a stable base to work from. Lots of people I see who have trouble squatting lack these necessary prerequisites at the

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How is Mobility Different from Flexibility?

Contrary to popular belief, the terms mobility and flexibility are not synonymous. They are actually distinct in both definition and their influence on performance. Flexibility is the term with which most people are familiar and often incorrectly use to describe mobility. Mobility is growing in recognition and can be divided further into active and passive. The distinction between

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