A couple weeks back someone reached out asking how we structure our warm up/activation work and more specifically what we do.
For us it’s simple ➡️ we’ll perform some type of tissue quality work (foam roll, lax ball rolling) followed by some stretching and mobility.
From there, we try to attack the hip/core in five different ways in each warm up ➡️ posterior, anterior, lateral, groin, and core.
- Posterior Hip (Glute Max) ➡️ Tennis Ball Hip Lifts, Knee Hug Hip Lifts and Feet Elevated Hip Lifts all fit this category.
- Anterior (hip flexor) ➡️ Supine Band Hip Flexor and variations as well as 1/2 Kneeling Wall Hip Flexor Holds fit in this category.
- Lateral (Glute med) ➡️ Lateral Band Walks, Clamshells, and similar exercises film this category.
- Groin ➡️ Things like Med Ball or Mini Foam roller squeezes at different angles fill this category.
- Core/Corrective ➡️ Simple things like front or side planes, deadbugs or leg lowers fill this more general category.
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