Low Back

How to Prep your Back for Deadlifts

How to Prep your Back for Deadlifts

How to Prep your Back for Deadlifts Follow me on instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: How to Prep Your Back for Deadlifts This week I want to show you how I like to...

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How to Prep the Hips for Deadlifting

How to Prep the Hips for Deadlifting

How to Prep the Hips for Deadlifting Follow me on instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: How to Prep Your Hips for Deadlifting | Ep. 90 | Movement Fix Monday This week...

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A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Lats

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Lats

The lats can be stretched in a lot of different ways. In this post we look at 'a better way' to stretch the lats, which is really just an integration of different stresses to the tissue and nervous system, not just a different stretch position.

This will bring some pieces together from rolling out to active stretching to loaded stretching to show you some ways that go beyond just holding a static stretch as the answer to all 'stretching' needs.

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A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Adductors

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Adductors

A Better Way to 'Stretch' Your Adductors Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: This week we are focusing on a better way to 'stretch' the adductors. I don't like passive stretching for a lot of reasons....

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Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge

Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge

Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: Quick and Easy Way to Teach a Hip Hinge | Ep. 82 | Movement Fix...

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The REAL 'Purpose' of the Butt Wink

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.

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Don't 'Roll Out' Your Sciatic Nerve

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.

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Assessing Closed Chain Hip Control

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.

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Learning the Parkour Roll

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.

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The Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight

The Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight

The Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight Follow 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 Easiest Way to Sit Up Straight | Week 46 | Movement Fix Monday...

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How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension

How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension

How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Need more hip and low back mobility? Start with Day 1 of our Hip/Low Back Mobility Program for free: How to Decrease Sciatic Nerve Tension | Week...

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