Solutions for Common Mobility & Stability Issues
Written by Invictus Athlete Josh Littauer
(Follow-Up to: Mobility vs Stability published on December 11, 2017)

In yesterday’s blog post, Mobility vs Stability, I talked about some common mobility and stability issues that prevent us from moving through full ranges of motion. Be sure to read that post first as it will help you identify whether more mobility work or stability work would benefit for your fitness. Once you have identified your issue(s) then read on below for a few drills to incorporate into your routine to address those issues.

Solutions for Common Mobility & Stability Issues
Written by Invictus Athlete Josh Littauer
(Follow-Up to: Mobility vs Stability published on December 11, 2017)

In yesterday’s blog post, Mobility vs Stability, I talked about some common mobility and stability issues that prevent us from moving through full ranges of motion. Be sure to read that post first as it will help you identify whether more mobility work or stability work would benefit for your fitness. Once you have identified your issue(s) then read on below for a few drills to incorporate into your routine to address those issues.

Mobility vs Stability
Written by Invictus Athlete Josh Littauer

If you have been in CrossFit for any amount of time you have probably had a coach at some point or another tell you to work on your mobility. Rightfully so, many of us sit at desks for multiple hours a day, drive in cars, sit in meetings, etc. that cause mobility issues and prevent us from moving through full ranges of motion. A topic that is talked about less frequently is stability. This is the discussion I would like to create, along with identifying whether more mobility or stability work would benefit for your fitness.

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.