Donnie Thompson shows how his powerful mobility tool, the X Wife, can strengthen and injury-proof your core.
Fascial knots are a common performance inhibitor, but this crawl might be what you need to rediscover your movement potential.
Jill discusses good pain versus bad pain, breaks myths about fascia, and explains how you can do too much rolling, plus much more.
Regaining lost movement patterns and soothing trigger points are the keys to improving gait.
This book teaches you how to use self-care to make pain vanish and improve athleticism.
We are not lumps of clay that can be molded by tugging on things. Our nervous systems are actually what is in charge.
If your main concern is grip strength, then you will want to try out this stretch. Do not be deceived! It’s more intense than it looks.
Are the people who are flopping their torsos down onto the floor in a spread leg forward fold actually experiencing less pain and discomfort in their bodies? Usually not. What we want is balance.
Massage therapy can be an important part of the recovery process for weightlifters. (You are taking recovery time, right?) Here are all the ways a massage can help you lift more.
I wrote a primer on fascia here, "The Top 5 Ways Fascia Matters to Athletes," and it was so well received that I decided to edit and expand upon it to create a free fascia resource for everyone.
Whether you're a powerlifter, martial artist, or CrossFit athlete, you can probably use a little help with mobility. These articles cover everything from screening, to squats, to foam rollers.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, why fascia matters, programming for CrossFit, and more!
Turns out we're kinda like oranges. Here's some info about fascia and how you can use it to maximize not just your performance, but also just your ability to feel good in your body.