Upper Back

Learning the Climb Up

Moving weights quickly, being able to do lots of standard pull ups and muscle ups, squatting a lot, etc. is all great, but can you apply the strength gained in those to a more real world thing like climbing a wall?

Comfortable Shoulders in the Back Squat

This week I want to share with you a series of movements I use with athletes when they have a difficult time getting the barbell comfortably on their back to do back squats.

There are many moving parts putting a barbell into a back rack position. You have to have sufficient thoracic spine mobility, you need some scapular motion, and you need shoulder joint external rotation.

Easy Drill to Improve Your Front Rack

The front rack position is very challenging for many athletes, especially when they are new to olympic lifting. Sometimes the shoulders are stiff, sometimes the wrists are stiff, but we also have to consider the coordination of relaxing the right things at the right time.

Cuing Better Overhead Mobility

Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Cuing Better Overhead Mobility | Week 37 | Movement Fix Monday First things first, yes it is spelled 'cuing' or 'cueing'. Now that we have that out of the way... I had the pleasure this past weekend of teaching...

My Nightly "Stretch" Routine

[x_video_embed][/x_video_embed] Follow me on instagram @themovementfix My Nightly "Stretch" Routine | Week 20 | Movement Fix Monday This week on Movement Fix Monday, I am showing you guys what I do as my nightly "stretch" routine. I put stretch in quotations because I...

Overhead Lifting and the Anterior Chain

Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Overhead Lifting and the Anterior Chain | Week 14 | Movement Fix Monday One of the most common movement issues that I see with athletes and patients in their overhead lifting pattern is leaning...

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