Mobility is still a fitness buzz word, and specifically, attention to hip mobility has increased due to its relevance in almost every facet of exercise.…READ MORE
Assessing Ankle Mobility
If assessing ankle mobility is not on your checklist of assessments to complete with a new or existing client, you might consider adding it to…READ MORE
Mobility training assists clients with stability, active and passive range of motion, and strength. There are many benefits and outcomes rolled into this type of…READ MORE
Flexibility Fundamentals: How Much Stretching is Enough?
Being flexible means different things to different people. For some, it’s the ability to touch their toes, while for others, it’s about not feeling stiff…READ MORE
Functional Range Conditioning: Unlock Hidden Joint Potential
Clients often present with what they call “tight muscles” which usually means the muscles are short and overactive and need to be lengthened and calmed…READ MORE
The Turkish Get-Up: How to Do It and Why You Should
Few people care about mobility until they can’t move. Getting up and down from the floor isn’t much different. It’s often overlooked until it becomes…READ MORE
How to Improve Internal Hip Rotation
We recently established how a lack of internal hip rotation, or HIRD (hip internal rotation deficiency), can create a host of problems from knee pain to…READ MORE
What is Stick Mobility?
One of the best decisions that I have made as a personal trainer was to allow myself to evolve professionally and offer clients both great…READ MORE
Goniometry: Should Personal Trainers Know It?
Goniometry is measuring the passive range of motion of a joint using a protractor like device with two arms, called a goniometer, which measures joint…READ MORE
Corrective Exercises to Improve Shoulder Mobility for Pull-Ups
Once you have determined what your client’s shoulder joint mobility restrictions are, you can begin improving mobility by lengthening and strengthening the correct muscles. For…READ MORE
Shoulder Internal/External Rotation Mobility Exercises for Pull-ups
The last piece of relevant corrective exercises to improve shoulder mobility for pull-up progressions is focused on glenohumeral internal and external rotation. Once you have…READ MORE
Active vs Passive Range of Motion (ROM) and Their Relationship with Lifting
Mobility work is a rising star in the fitness world, and knowing how Passive and Active Range of Motion (ROM) fits into it can assist…READ MORE