The Importance of Ankle Mobility and Dorsiflexion
Written by Kim McLaughlin

When is the last time you paid attention to the mobility in your ankles?

Do you spend any time in your pre-warm up or post workout stretching focusing on your dorsiflexion?

A little attention in this area can go a long way. In fact, improved flexion of the foot can help your squatting, sprinting, strength, and your ability to avoid injuries in the knee, hips and low back areas.

What is Dorsiflexion?

The ankle is a hinge joint that allows the foot to move in the sagittal plane.

The Importance of Ankle Mobility and Dorsiflexion
Written by Kim McLaughlin

When is the last time you paid attention to the mobility in your ankles?

Do you spend any time in your pre-warm up or post workout stretching focusing on your dorsiflexion?

A little attention in this area can go a long way. In fact, improved flexion of the foot can help your squatting, sprinting, strength, and your ability to avoid injuries in the knee, hips and low back areas.

What is Dorsiflexion?

The ankle is a hinge joint that allows the foot to move in the sagittal plane.

The Secret to Being the Fastest Rower in the Room
Written by Shane Farmer

Looking at the Concept2 rowing machine tends to give most people shivers. It stems from either not knowing how to use the machine AND/OR not wanting to be “That Guy” that gets on it every day only to hump the handle for a few minutes before sweating on all the other machines in the gym and inadvertently being recorded on someones iPhone only to become a viral sensation as the “Handle Humper.”

We get it. That’s terrifying.

5 Ways To Mentally Prepare Before a Competition
Written by Calvin Sun

As a competitive athlete, your preparation for game day goes far beyond what you do in the gym. While physical training is certainly critical, mental preparation is equally essential to your success. U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis said, “The most important six inches on the battlefield is between your ears”. Most coaches at Invictus will tell you that this statement holds equally true for athletes who wish to step onto the arena floor. In this post, I’ll cover a few ways to help you mentally prepare before your next competition.