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    The First of Many Beat Downs | 10-Minute Squat Test | Mobility Project Episode 1

    The First of Many Beat Downs | 10-Minute Squat Test | Mobility Project Episode 1

    08/22/2010

    All right kids. Here you go – the first of many beat downs. Think of  the 10-minute squat test as a daily dose of fish oil for your mobility. Good luck kids. Post experience to comments. -Kstar epilogue: Tight hips? Here’s a great video on hip mobility to help you out. Ankles the problem? Check out this video about tight ankles. (must be an m|wod pro subscriber to view these videos) In this video: 10-Minute Squat Test | Resolve knee pain, hip pain, low back pain and restore mobility in your tight ankles.

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    Couch Stretch, Tight Hips & Don’t Go In the Pain Cave | Mobility Project Episode 2

    Couch Stretch, Tight Hips & Don’t Go In the Pain Cave | Mobility Project Episode 2

    08/24/2010

    Goal: Open up the front of your hips. Try and get 4 min each side. Test: Air Squat Mobilize 8 min Retest: Air Squat Note changes in quality of your squat/depth/etc. Enjoy the feeling of undoing years of sitting in a chair. And for crying out loud. Don’t go into the pain cave. I can’t stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won’t be in there to help you. You’ll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards. Pain is your companion, don’t go hide from it. It’s ok to do a mobility wod every day. Homework: Make someone…

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    Episode 04: Silent P in Filet, Very Paleo

    Episode 04: Silent P in Filet, Very Paleo

    08/26/2010

    Flexible Legion, Welcome to episode 4! Today we are going to delve back into hip extension with a bit more focus on the big hip flexors that attach to the spine. Be clear, we are still going after hip extension, but we are de-emphasizing the musculature of the front of the thigh and we are going a bit higher. If you are that guy that wakes up in the morning with a sore back, this could be you. We can’t stretch the psoas directly, but we can bias it with specific movements. Test: Split Jerk Position with arms up in…