Couch Stretch (Done Right)

  This stretch is a very very well known stretch among the CrossFit community. Most gyms teach it during their first intro week and it’s definitely a go to stretch for most coaches after the WODs. I’ve been seeing a trend with the set-up of this stretch, which is not allowing athletes to stretch the correct … Continue reading Couch Stretch (Done Right)

Good Foundation = Good Movement

I am not a contractor. But I know that in order to build a house, or for anything in this world to function properly, the foundation needs to be GOOD. PERFECT. If something is meant to move and conform to different surfaces, such as our foot/ankle when we walk/run, then that is was good means. … Continue reading Good Foundation = Good Movement

Muscle Spotlight: Posterior Tibialis

We've been doing a lot of work on this muscle in my mobility classes, so I think it deserves some spotlight. Working on this muscle helps with ankle mobility, arch activation and pain in the lower leg/foot. Check it out! Muscle in the Spotlight: Posterior Tibialis Location: this muscle originates on the posterior surface of … Continue reading Muscle Spotlight: Posterior Tibialis

Mobility Ideas for Work

These 2 videos contain ideas for ways to mobilize at work, either at a standing desk or traditional sitting desk. I assumed that with the standing desk you will have a tall chair or stool nearby to use. If not there's a few ideas for you, and you can always take a break and find … Continue reading Mobility Ideas for Work

Learn Yourself Lesson: The Suprapatellar Pouch

If you have one or more of the following this is going to be magical information: knee pain (this is not a substitution for medical advice) difficulty keeping knees out while squatting run a lot jump a lot knees go forward when you squat sitting a lot The suprapatellar pouch and surrounding area is a … Continue reading Learn Yourself Lesson: The Suprapatellar Pouch