Stability in Five: Trunk Stability and the Squat

Two exercises to incorporate into your warm-up prior to squats to prepare the trunk for anti-rotational demands. Happy Squatting!  

Stability in Five: Hip Extension vs. Lumbar Extension

This one is perfect or anyone who sits, needs to unglue their hip flexors, or does not know how to dissociate lumbar extension from hip extension (hint:  I am one of those people as you will easily be able to tell in the video). If you sit for more than 30-60 minutes a day and/or… Read More

Stability in Five: Trunk Stability and the AirBike

Feel like you put all you got into that awful AirBike, Airdyne, or Assault Bike? Yet, you look down and the calories barely moved. This one is for you. You need to be able to isolate upper extremity and lower extremity movements from the trunk in order to perform at your best. Oh, and this… Read More

Stability in Five: Serratus Anterior & Front Rack

Today marks the first of many five minute segments on local and global stability.  Each segment will contain education on the what, why, and how, along with a short exercise prescription designed to be incorporated into warm-up or movement prep. The first topic:  Engagement of the serratus anterior in the front rack position to prepare… Read More