If you ankle mobility issues are joint related, try this mobility technique.
Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.
Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.
Keep your ankles healthy and mobile to keep your squat feeling good. Here's how.
If you have ankle mobility issues that affect your squat, you need to determine what kind of problem you have before treatment. Here's how to do it.
Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.
Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.
Instead of continuing to press through shoulder pain, avoid the chronic stress by fixing your position.
Unless you're in a powerlifting competition, deadlifting from the floor may not be right for you. Here's what you need to know.
Want to build your triceps? Get on the floor. Here's why.
Build your legs, set your lungs on fire, and improve hip mobility with this exercise.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.
Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.
Heard of dry needling? Thinking about trying it? Here's what it looks like and what it can do for you.
Got an ugly squat? It could be your ankle mobility. Here's how to test it.
Get better results from the butt-building hip thrust with these tips.
This is a hybrid of dynamic stretching and static stretching. Great for recovery. Check it out.
Because of mobility issues or previous injuries, the front squat can be too hard on some lifters' elbows, shoulders, and wrists. Fix that with straps.
Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.
Here's how to alleviate knee pain and swelling. Works better than icing!
If foam rolling and stretching isn't improving your squat mobility, here's what to do instead.
The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.
This targets the adductors, and it'll help you maintain a neutral lumbo-pelvic complex.
Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.
If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.