Your 2 New Favorite Grip Stretches
Video by Michele Vieux

You may or may not know that this month’s National Fitness Holiday is Outrageous Grip October but I’m certain you all know the feeling of those days when your forearms are blown up and your grip is shot. With all the barbell, pull-up and other grip work we do in the gym, it’s a wonder we can get in a good front rack position or even open our hands some days.

In this video, Coach Michele shows you her two favorite stretches for the grip and forearms.

Foot Mobility Drills to Help Positioning & Prevent Injury
Video by Michele Vieux

We work on mobility all over our bodies but how often do we focus on the feet? Well the feet are the base of our frame and need to be mobile to help us achieve proper positioning in sport and athletic activities as well as help us prevent injury up the chain and lower our risk of falling, especially as we age. Check out these simple mobility drills that will only take you 2-3 minutes a day but will give you immediate gains.

Viking Sloth Press for T-Spine Mobility & Shoulder Activation
Video by Hunter Britt

Looking for ways to improve your t-spine mobility while also incorporating proper activation? Then add in the Viking Sloth Press to your training routine to get those shoulders prepped and ready for the work ahead.

The Viking Sloth Press was introduced to us by our good friend Julien Pineau. We started using it in-house with our athletes more than a year ago with great success. Our suggestion would be to add these in at the beginning of your session for 5-7 reps for two sets.

Viking Sloth Press for T-Spine Mobility & Shoulder Activation
Video by Hunter Britt

Looking for ways to improve your t-spine mobility while also incorporating proper activation? Then add in the Viking Sloth Press to your training routine to get those shoulders prepped and ready for the work ahead. Our suggestion would be to add these in at the beginning of your session for 5-7 reps for two sets. The above video shows you how you can set up for the Viking Sloth Press with just a few pieces of equipment. The mobility benefits gained from this exercise are outstanding so don’t be a stranger to the Viking Sloth Press!

3 Mobility Drills for “Remember Your Thoracic September”
Video by Michele Vieux

In honor of this month’s National Fitness Holiday – Remember Your Thoracic September – spend some extra time this month on yours.

There are many ways to remember your thoracic this month. Besides just being aware of positioning and posture, you can add a few simple mobility drills into your daily routine to see amazingly fast benefits in just a few weeks time.

Sitting, watching TV, typing and other computer work, driving, riding a road bike, texting and playing video games –