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    Programming for the Hypermobile Athlete | Pro Episode #70

    Programming for the Hypermobile Athlete | Pro Episode #70

    05/20/2014

    Hey Mwod legion, Today’s Pro content is dedicated to those amongst us that have this thing called “primary instability” or excessive range of motion.  I know, your mind is blown.  Yes, there are people in the world that are too mobile.  In our gym for example, we regularly have athletes (yogi’s, ballet dancers, etc) that aren’t appropriate for certain models of training. These athletes may get overhead squats instead of snatches for example.  Or we may program front squats instead of power cleans for them, sumo dead lifts instead of cleans or conventional pulling.  They may be appropriate to press…

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    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part V

    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part V

    05/13/2014

    Alright MWod Pro Users! We have heard all the request to do a series on the dreaded ankles. We will be using out basic Pistol archetypes as our test/re-test; simply put, can you perform a full ass-to-ankles squat with your feet together and knees together. Remember this is an archetype and not the position we would load per say but a demonstration of what adequate ankle mobility should look like. Look at most textbooks on how much range of motion is “normal” in the ankle joint and you will quickly realize that it is enough to perform the pistol squat….

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    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part IV

    Roop & Jami’s Excellent Foot & Ankle Adventure | Part IV

    05/13/2014

    Alright MWod Pro Users! We have heard all the request to do a series on the dreaded ankles. We will be using out basic Pistol archetypes as our test/re-test; simply put, can you perform a full ass-to-ankles squat with your feet together and knees together. Remember this is an archetype and not the position we would load per say but a demonstration of what adequate ankle mobility should look like. Look at most textbooks on how much range of motion is “normal” in the ankle joint and you will quickly realize that it is enough to perform the pistol squat….