Hips

How to Prep the Hips for Deadlifting

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix How to Prep Your Hips for Deadlifting | Ep. 90 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to show you a way you can prep your hips before deadlifting. To prep the hips for deadlifting, I will do the following (as shown in the video)...

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Adductors

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Adductors | Ep. 86 | Movement Fix Monday This week we are focusing on a better way to 'stretch' the adductors. I don't like passive stretching for a lot of reasons. You can listen to more about that...

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Quads

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Quads | Ep. 84 | Movement Fix Monday Following in line with last week's post, A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Hamstrings, we are going to look at a better way to 'stretch' your quads. If...

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Hamstrings

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Hamstrings | Ep. 83 | Movement Fix Monday Static Stretching, You're Dead to Me Static stretching isn't something I spend much time on and I rarely recommend it to people. You could say...

Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge | Ep. 82 | Movement Fix Monday This week on Movement Fix Monday, I am joined by WODdoc! We ran into each other at the CrossFit Games and decided we would guest post for each...

Squeezing the Glutes at the top of the Deadlift

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix Squeezing the Glutes at the top of the Deadlift | Week 79 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to talk about when cues go wrong. Coaching cues are extremely valuable, but like anything else, can be taken too far. When...

The Importance of Running Cadence

Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix The Importance of Running Cadence | Week 73 | Movement Fix Monday Did you know that increasing your running step rate by 5-10% will reduce the amount of energy absorbed at your knee by 20%? Chris Johnson calls...

The REAL 'Purpose' of the Butt Wink

The butt wink is typically thought of as the low back rounding during the bottom of the squat. Now, while that IS true (the low back does round during the butt wink), there actually is a purpose to the butt wink.

Don't 'Roll Out' Your Sciatic Nerve

Something that has been on my mind a lot lately is the use of a lacrosse ball, tennis ball, or other type of rolling apparatus to 'release' trigger points in certain specific areas, but when those self-identified 'trigger points' are actually just you pushing on a nerve. Where you use a ball and making sure you aren't actually pressing on a nerve is important.

Assessing Closed Chain Hip Control

One thing I have been working on a lot with people lately is their dynamic, closed chain hip control. I frequently take athletes through a single leg deadlift assessment and find that looking at their ability to create and control motion through all planes is valuable.

General Lower Body Warm Up

This general lower body warm up will get your legs ready for the demands of deadlifting, squatting, jerking, and more.

How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension

Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension | Week 45 | Movement Fix Monday A lot of 'tight hamstrings' and 'tight calves' and other aches, pains, and 'tight' feelings may have little to do with your...

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