Today we are cleaning out our hip pits ….. yep I said it… hip pits. It’s what I will be calling our groins from now on. These suckers spend so much time in a flexed position (from various sitting positions) we are going to have to start using speedstick on them. Today’s WODdocket: Perform […]
We all love Kelly Starrett’s couch stretch. This is a great little mob based on the principals of the couch stretch. If you take a look below you will see that by extending the hip we can maximize psoas and quad length (our 1 and 2 joint hip flexors). Reaching terminal hip extension […]
No doubt there is a bunch of sore quads and hip flexors out there today. 15.5 made sure of that. Kelly Starrett pioneered the couch stretch. Since then there has been many different variations/modifications. This is one of my favorites…. check it out.
Merry Christmas everyone. I hope you were able to get some good family time in. I love spending time with my family. There is some irony in it though. The ones you love most are also the ones that can drive you the craziest. That is normally the case in my family but I have […]
High rep overhead squats (OHS) tend to scorch your hip flexors. The nature of the movement requires a more upright torso position and as discussed in previous episodes, the more upright your torso position the higher the demand is on your hip flexors. If any of you out there attempted the East Coast Championships qualifier […]
I like straight forward days. Today is straight forward. Sometimes we get caught-up trying to put our own twist on everything. Its not needed. Why solve problems that have already been solved. I am not here to reinvent the wheel. Squatting and running… especially in the same WOD is a quad burner… add in some […]