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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 Lats

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Lats | Ep. 87 | Movement Fix Monday   This week on Movement Fix Monday I want to share with you a way I go about stretching the lats in a more integrated way. As the theme has been for the last...

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...

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...

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.

Learning the Parkour Roll

A couple of weeks ago while I was in Denver to teach a workshop, I made my way out to Boulder to Apex Movement Boulder.

While there, I asked the owners, Ryan Ford and Amos Rendao what they would teach first to someone who knows nothing about Parkour.

One of the two skills they said was the Parkour Roll.

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.

The Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight

Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix The Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight | Week 46 | Movement Fix Monday Sitting up straight is something we've all been told to do since we were little kids and for some reason it just seems so...

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...

Fixing the Biggest Mistake in Strict Pull Ups

Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Fixing the Biggest Mistake in Strict Pull Ups | Week 44 | Movement Fix Monday Let's talk about strict pull ups. First of all, I don't have big time issues with kipping pull ups, but I think a lot...

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