WODdoc Episode 169 Project365: Box Stretch Tweak

I am a big advocate of Kelly Starrett’s Box Stretch. I take no credit for its invention … I love it and use it all the time. Why…? Because we as human beings current lack rotational ability in our hips. We sit way to much and exercise way to little. We have adapted to an incorrect sitting position that places our hips in shorten positions for extended periods of time. Thus we need to mobilize.

Unfortunately some of us are so immobile we need help getting into the correct mobilizing positions (insert friend here). Today is about giving you a way to get the benefits of a partner stretch without a partner.

Today’s WODdocket:

1. Test full squat

2. Spend 2-4mins/hip in box mobility position. (Use bar as shown if you can not comfortably lay knee flat on box).

3. Re-test full squat