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    Pro Episode # 44: The Last 25% of Your Ankle Restriction (Snatches and Pistols here we come!)

    Pro Episode # 44: The Last 25% of Your Ankle Restriction (Snatches and Pistols here we come!)

    09/16/2013

    Hey Legion, We’ve pretty much identified that most of you don’t have perfect ankles. Let’s be honest, your ankle range of motion is terrible. You’ve stopped wearing flip flops and high heel shoes, you started smashing your calves and ball whacking your heel cords. You’ve smashed your plantar surfaces and cleaned up your short anterior hip. Heck you even started standing and walking like a human being. In addressing the bio-mechanics of these ankles of yours on the MWod, we’ve done a pretty thorough job of creating a systems approach to managing the gamut of restrictions you are facing. And…

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    Pro Episode # 30 – Foot Weighting & Jumping

    Pro Episode # 30 – Foot Weighting & Jumping

    07/22/2013

    Hey Legion, Today’s Pro-Vid is a discussion about the very, very exciting topic of foot weighting and balancing. One of our favorite games at MWod HQ is to try and interpret the mysterious coaching Zen Koans/Pearls of wisdom dropped by the master coaches before us, “I like the bench, it ties the arms to the body” for example. Often these coaching truths are dead on right if not at least a little difficult to make actionable. One of my favorites in this Sensei-speak genre comes from my original Olympic-Style weight lifting coach and mentor Mike Burgener. He often states that…

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    The QL Is NOT a Bone…Even in THE Matt Chan

    The QL Is NOT a Bone…Even in THE Matt Chan

    02/25/2013

    Hey Mwodies, We are back in business! Book is edited and sent to printers! Release date is still set for April 23. That beast turned out to be 400 pages, 100k words, and 4k photos. With all this creative energy freed up, I’m keen to get back to business here. Today’s episode is a very, very important one. Consider this episode to be the companion piece to the one we did with Jill Miller about Gut Smashing. Today instead of working on some of the tissues that support and attach to the spine from the front, we are going to…