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.

Biceps Stretch
Video by Michele Vieux

The biceps is a muscle group that we use all the time but can be tricky to stretch. Here’s a simple way to get at it using a rig, doorway or even a wall. Test out different heights on your hand position to see where you get the best stretch and then hold each side at least 60 seconds. This can be done before and/or after you workout so stretch away!

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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.

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 –