Ankles

Fixing the Laggy Leg in Single Leg Deadlifts

Fixing the Laggy Leg in Single Leg Deadlifts Learn some cool stuff in this video? Check out our workshops here to learn even cooler stuff. Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: Fixing the Laggy...

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Hip Extension & Quad Stretch

Hip Extension & Quad Stretch Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: Hip Extension and Quad Stretch This week I am joined once again by Marlo...

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Gait Analysis on a TrueForm Runner

Gait Analysis on a TrueForm Runner Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: Gait Analysis on a TrueForm Runner | Ep. 117 | Movement Fix Monday...

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Fully Move Every Joint Every Day

Fully Move Every Joint Every Day Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Want better shoulder mobility? Download Day 1 of our Shoulder Mobility Program for free: Fully Move Every Joint Every Day | Ep. 105 | Movement Fix...

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Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Calves

Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Calves *Updated 6/10/18 Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Introduction 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...

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Back Squat Warm Up

Back Squat Warm Up *Updated 6/7/18 Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Introduction In this video, Dr. Dan Pope , DPT, owner of Fitness Pain Free and treating therapist at Champion PT and Performance, joins to discuss an in depth back...

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A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Calves

In this article, you will learn a systematic way to stretch your calves.

Static stretching has a time and a place, but there is more to increasing ankle range of motion and stretching than just holding a stretch.

By combining the best tools from different areas, we are better able to stretch and keep our range of motion.

The main components we will be using are: foam rolling, ankle joint mobility, dorsiflexion loading, squatting to change the pattern.

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The Importance of Running Cadence

The Importance of Running Cadence Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: The Importance of Running Cadence | Week 73 | Movement Fix Monday...

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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.

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Banded 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).

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Self Ankle Mobilization

To improve ankle range of motion, there are typically four methods:

1. Stretch your calf muscles
2. Mobilize the ankle joint
3. Work on eccentrics
4. Change the way you move through intentional practice

In this article, we specifically look at number 2, mobilization of the ankle joint. The technique shown in this video is one you can do yourself with your own hands.

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The 5 Minute Dynamic Warm Up for Running

The 5 Minute Dynamic Warm Up for Running Learn some cool stuff in this video? Check out our workshops here to learn even cooler stuff. Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: The 5 Minute Dynamic...

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