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    Mobility Work

    Who here includes mobility stuff in their training regime?

    After visiting Chip Tallman's gym and having them practically fold me in half on the bench, I've decided I could use some extra flexibility haha. Plus I have a hard time getting much lower then parallel without letting my hips sort of "swing under".

    Chip showed us a few exercises for improving our arch. Along with those I'm thinking of doing squats/gms with an empty bar working on slowly getting a full ROM, and the stuff on Magnificent Mobility.

    What kind of stuff do you do (if any haha)?

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    foam rolling helps a ton for back mobility

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    For benching I just have just gradually forced myself to arch more and more. I do dislocations regularly outside the gym so I can get my shoulders narrow enough to squat in our racks.
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    I foam roll and do dynamic warmups (hips and shoulders).
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    I foam roll occasionally and do your basic static stretching for my hip flexors and hamstrings. I'll do some leg swings to loosen up my hips before I squat too.
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    I foam roll and stretch, love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lonesXedge View Post
    I foam roll and stretch, love it.
    I foam roll and stretch, hate it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Clough View Post
    I foam roll and stretch, hate it
    LOL, touche. I hate doing it but love the way I feel after. Hows that?
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    Foam rolling, roll on a tennis ball, static stretching, light warm up sets with extra ROM. All of these do seem to help; but I don't do them nearly enough.

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    I feel much the same as you Daniel haha

    Guess I oughta start foam rolling once I get back home from school in a week

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