Articles in Mobility & Training Preparation
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Mobility: Where to Start and How to Progress


Working on your mobility is just like working on anything else: if you’d like to get better at it, training specificity matters, training freque... Continue reading
True or False: Foam Rolling Doesn’t Work and is a Waste of Time


Foam rollers first appeared in the 1980s. They started out life as tools used by practitioners of the Feldenkrais method to support the body in certai... Continue reading
Unpopular Opinion: Yes, You Sometimes Should Get in Shape Before You Start Training in A Sport


There’s an oft-repeated adage that the best way to get in shape for a sport is to participate in the sport, especially if it’s a year-roun... Continue reading
4 Powerful Ways to Train Off the Platform


Recently, I had a conversation with a climber who, like me, has a very limited amount of time available for her sport. Because of her work and family ... Continue reading
True or False: If You Have Hypermobile Joints, You’re More Likely To Get Injured Playing Sports


“Hypermobility” just means a greater than normal range of movement. It’s not uncommon. By some accounts, 20 to 30% of the population... Continue reading
True or False: Fascial Release Techniques Break Up Adhesions


Some manual therapists talk a lot about fascia, and explain how their techniques will help to release or stretch your fascia and break up adhesions or... Continue reading
Assessments For Improved Performance 101: When You Assume, You Make an ASS Out of U and ME!


Trends come and go in the fitness industry, and currently one of those trends happens to be corrective exercise. Simply put, corrective exercise is an... Continue reading
True or False: Warm-Ups Don’t Work


A good way of getting people’s attention is by writing a headline that flatly contradicts a commonly held belief. You may have noticed that on... Continue reading
Morning Movement: Why Light Morning Exercise Pays Off Big Time


The early morning sky bursts with every shade of orange, and hundreds of silhouettes are moving within it. It’s dark enough that they look like ... Continue reading
Specialize Your Warm-Up


As a younger man, my warm-ups consisted of static stretching and a light jog. Nowadays, I warm up differently because I recognize that a good warm-up ... Continue reading
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