Mobility & Recovery

To Clench or Not to Clench (Your Butt), That Is the Question

Perma-clenching is often an unconscious habit created by deep core weakness, pelvic misalignment, pelvic floor weakness, and lumbar instability.

Everything You Need to Know About the Iliopsoas

Learn the importance of the iliopsoas muscle group, how to strengthen it, and how to lengthen it for those who are tight in this area.

Why Slouching Isn’t The Only Bad Posture

Overextension is the opposite of slouching, but is no lesser of the two evils.

The Dynamic Duo of Shoulder Impingement

If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?

Does Electrical Stimulation Work for Recovery?

In a recent study, electrical muscle stimulation was shown to be just as effective as other recovery methods.

10 Tips for Training With an Injury

About 2km into my regular run - BANG - a searing pain in my foot. Surely life was over, my fitness would evaporate, and I would be morbidly obese by the end of the week.

Why Does the Front of My Shoulder Hurt?

Anterior shoulder pain is often a sign of some degree of shoulder impingement. Here are three steps to deal with it.

Why Stretching and Warming Up Are Not the Same

It appears that stretching before activity is not going to help prevent injuries. So what is the answer?

10 Articles to Improve the Performance of Your Hamstrings

For athletes of many sports, the hamstrings tend to be a problematic area. Here are ten articles to guide you through how to improve hamstring strength and performance.

What Does Active Recovery Actually Mean? How to Define a Recovery Ride or Run

When an athlete asks about doing a recovery ride or a recovery run, a coach needs to offer more than, “Do this activity at this intensity for this long.” There needs to be a real understanding.

Getting Control of Overhead Movement: 5 Basic Drills to Prepare the Body

Everyone needs to perform overhead shoulder movement. Here are five drills to activate muscles, layer movements together, and prep for overhead work.

Use the FMS to Assess Mobility, Not Performance

A new study on rugby players confirmed that the functional movement screen is best used to gauge mobility and flexibility, as opposed to athletic performance.

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