The heel cord (Achilles tendon) is an amazing piece of anatomy. A quick Google search and you’ll find the achilles tendon can withstand forces of over 1000 lbs regularly, making it the strongest tendon in the human body. You might be surprised then to find out it is also (depending on the source) the most […]
A couple days ago we discussed lateral shin splints and gave you a mash and stretch for the tibialis anterior. Today we are directing our attention to the inside of the shin. Medial shin splints are much more common, especially in crossfitters. Medial shin splints or medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) happens because of excessive […]
Today we’re talking forearm work. Get your mind out of the gutter people. We’re not talking about the work you do while hiding in your cubicle pretending to actually do shit. This is real. Push-ups, overhead pressing and burpees tend to fry out the pinky (ulnar) side of your forearms. That nasty tightness can cause […]
Strict pull-ups smoke your lats and tighten up the posterior cuffs. Make sure after completing your 30-day challenge reps you take care of business. Smash those tissues up first and prep them for stretching. Then get some tension on them and lengthen them out. Today’s Prescription: 1) Continue 30 day pull-up challenge… Remember consistency is […]
Adhesions can become quite problematic. Its important to know the “why” and “what” to better understand the “how.” We are still just scratching the surface here so stay tuned for more nerd day episodes!
We have been spending so much time with the post hip complex (your butt) I don’t want you guys to think I forgot about the front. All of us at one time has probably gotten that little pinch in the hip that just won’t go away. There is a couple main offenders that we address […]