Squatting

Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Adductors

Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Adductors | Ep. 103 | Movement Fix Monday This week we are going to take a look at the basic anatomy of stretching the hip adductors. This is the group of muscles that make up your...

Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Calves

Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Calves | Ep. 100 | Movement Fix Monday It's important to know the basic anatomy around joints you are trying to mobilize because it may make you set up a stretch a certain way...

Back Squat Warm Up

Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Back Squat Warm Up | Ep. 98 | Movement Fix Monday This past weekend I was in Chicago at O'Hare CrossFit at their annual coaches summit. Angelo, the owner, has a 3-day summit each year for his coaches for continuing...

Split Squats with Mike Boyle

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix Split Squats with Mike Boyle | Ep. 96 | Movement Fix Monday My stop in at Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning This past week I was in Boston teaching and had a chance to stop by Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning to meet the...

How to Prep Your Hips for Squatting

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix How to Prep Your Hips for Squatting | Ep. 92 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to share with you a way I got about prepping my hips for squatting. This is a 4-part sequence consisting of: rolling out, stretching...

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...

The Easiest Knee Assessment EVER

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix The Easiest Knee Assessment EVER | Week 77 | Movement Fix Monday This week on Movement Fix Monday I want to share a video with you that I took with in Nashville with Dr. Erson Religioso from Modern Manual Therapy. I...

How to Front Squat with an Injured Wrist

Just because you have an injury or something that hurts doesn’t mean you have to avoid doing a lifting or have to stop working out (there are always exceptions though). You should always try to find ways to modify a movement, choose different movements, or whatever you need to do to stay active.

Learn to Load your Ankle Dorsiflexion

The drill shown in that video is a good way to get a temporary increase in your ankle range. A temporary increase.

Most mobility drills give you a temporary increase and not a permanent increase.

That means that a piece of the puzzling is missing.

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.

Self Ankle Joint Mobilization

The ankle joint for many people is pretty stiff and could use a bit more motion. I am not a huge proponent of banded joint mobilizations or self joint mobilizations with external loading, BUT the ankle is a joint where I think the benefits are large and the risks are very minimal (aggressive banded mobilizations of the shoulder may not be so good for everyone, for example).