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    Quick Diagnostics and First Fixes: Round Back Deadlift Set-Up | Pro Episode # 73

    Quick Diagnostics and First Fixes: Round Back Deadlift Set-Up | Pro Episode # 73

    07/15/2014

    Today’s episode is the first in a series where we address common movement issues in the gym. The goal is to create a quick template for coaches and athletes to address common mobility restrictions. Everyone should know the basics. Today’s episode addresses the dreaded rounded back set up in the deadlift. Too many times we witness athletes pulling from a rounded start position. Remember, the deadlift is both the training stimulus and the diagnostic tool. You may have to set your athlete up to pull from a higher start position in the short term, but you are going to have…

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    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part V

    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part V

    05/13/2014

    Alright MWod Pro Users! We have heard all the request to do a series on the dreaded ankles. We will be using out basic Pistol archetypes as our test/re-test; simply put, can you perform a full ass-to-ankles squat with your feet together and knees together. Remember this is an archetype and not the position we would load per say but a demonstration of what adequate ankle mobility should look like. Look at most textbooks on how much range of motion is “normal” in the ankle joint and you will quickly realize that it is enough to perform the pistol squat….

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    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part IV

    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part IV

    05/13/2014

    Alright MWod Pro Users! We have heard all the request to do a series on the dreaded ankles. We will be using out basic Pistol archetypes as our test/re-test; simply put, can you perform a full ass-to-ankles squat with your feet together and knees together. Remember this is an archetype and not the position we would load per say but a demonstration of what adequate ankle mobility should look like. Look at most textbooks on how much range of motion is “normal” in the ankle joint and you will quickly realize that it is enough to perform the pistol squat….