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Any time I can combine a game with mobility I’m there. .
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90/90, knees down, see if I can touch both hands to the ground behind me. .
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Slow it down if you want to feel it even more. .
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Hover transfer to the other side. .
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Lean back as far as you need to not die or fall over. .
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Challenges: 🔹internal hip rotation of the rear leg
🔹external rotation of the front leg
🔸thoracic (spinal) mobility 🔸shoulder mobility - adduction on the front arm and some extension of the back reaching one .
#mobility #9090 #hipmobility #warmup #play #tspine #thoracicmobility #shouldermobility #frcms #notyoga #iguess


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Pain is an OPTION, not a sentence. -
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Have you ever tried to explain what water feels like? Its nearly impossible. Yet, if you’ve ever touched water, you understand what it feels like. You can conceptualize it. -
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This analogy perfectly describes the meaning behind this quote.
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There was a point in time well before Pain Academy, that we thought pain was inevitable, not optional. The beginning years were full of struggles with anger and frustration, confusion, looking for the answer to fix pain.
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The words written in this quote have more power than we ever realized, until we had our first breakthrough. -


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TOP 5 THORACIC SPINE MOBILITY EXERCISES

It only makes sense that after our latest shoulder mobility series we follow up with a thoracic spine mobility series.

But thoracic spine mobility isn’t only essential for shoulder health, it’s essential for neck and low back health, among everything else.

The sidelying thoracic spine rib pull shown in the video is one of our favorite exercises to work on thoracic spine rotation mobility. This is a great option for those who have lower back pain when trying to mobilize their thoracic spine into rotation since it “locks down” the lower back and prevents excess movement from occurring in the lower back.

As always, if you have musculoskeletal pain, your best bet is to get assessed by a qualified healthcare professional to get individually prescribed exercises for your complaint. If this exercise causes pain or joint-pinching sensations, don’t do it.

For the full video and 4 other amazing thoracic spine mobility exercises, check out our latest blog post, “Top 5 Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises.” LINK IN BIO 😁


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💥T-Spine Mobility💥
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Proficient mobility of the upper back is important for low back, shoulder, and neck health.
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Banded T-Spine Rotations are a great way to gain better control of your thoracic spine mobility.
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Start by grabbing a band and set up by sitting on your heels and place your hands flat on the ground.
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Wrap a band around the shoulder that reaches behind your head.
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Rotate into the band for 3 sets of 6-8 reps per side.
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Give it a try and let us know if you have any questions.
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The Bladeflex team wants to wish everybody a safe family day long weekend during this polar vortex! Stay warm and get your flex on 💪🏽
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Variation on an open book exercise to improve your Tspine rotation. This will increase your shoulder turn and take pressure off your low back in your golf swing. The bottom line, less pain, and more distance. Who doesn’t want that!?
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Variation on an open book exercise to improve your Tspine rotation. This will increase your shoulder turn and take pressure off your low back in your golf swing. The bottom line, less pain, and more distance. Who doesn’t want that!?
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Shout out to @felixfortisgolffitness for teaching me about @instagram 😁👨🏻‍🦳
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🔥Day 5 of the Complete Core🔥
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😎Today we hit that pesky c and t-spine area. Kyphosis or hunch back is hella common. Driving, texting and working at a desk are all lifestyle habits that can just wreak havoc on your c and t-spines ability to extend and rotate.😎
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✅The CC offers a easy, effective way to progress your cervical and thoracic mobility and trains the back muscles quite nicely at the same time.✅


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Do you struggle with an inconsistent & at times ineffective low point? This drills a great way to increase your understanding of how to effectively load in the transition and explode through impact ➡️ for so many of you it’s not about understanding the concepts but rather HOW to achieve them ➡️ that’s why it’s our mission to help you create feels that you can ultimately retain and transfer to the competitive environment!! #goearnit #golfpractice


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#Repost @achievefitnessboston with @get_repost
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DO YOU HAVE TIGHT SHOULDERS??
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What’s up, Achievers?! @jasonlpak here with some exercises you can use to help “loosen” up your shoulders. We get quite a lot of comments and questions on how someone can address or “fix” tight shoulders, which is why we labeled the video as such. Anytime an area “feels” tight, it’s important to not just stretch it aggressively or crank at it until it loosens up. It’s tight for a reason and you want to make sure you respect your body by being mindful and careful throughout the process.
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For these four drills, make sure you don’t force your shoulders into positions that it can’t handle quite yet. Move slowly, make sure you’re breathing normally, and over time your movement capacity should increase! Here are the drills:
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1️⃣Foam roll your lats
2️⃣Straight arm bench extensions
3️⃣Deep squat on wall pullovers
4️⃣Angled barbell press to overhead glide
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If you’re still not experiencing any movement gains after practicing these for the next 4-8 weeks or so, reach out to a coach or PT to help find out the root cause of the issue! Until next time, Peace, Love, and Muscles!✌️💙💪
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Half Kneeling Banded Shoulder and T-Spine Rotations.
Excelent exercise for shoulder and thoracic spine mobility.
Add this to your warm up or recovery days!
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🙌🏽 🔥 💥 T spine manipulation 🤙🏽
#manipulation #tspine #click #release #girl #manual #therapy #rehab #pain #maintenance #technique


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Push Jerk Technique 🏋🏼‍♂️ The most common error I see with push jerks is people send their hips straight down instead of back. If the hips go straight down the knees must travel forward. The lower body mechanics look much like a beginner learning to squat who can’t find their heels. The movement is not balanced and becomes quad dominant. With this technique ankle mobility and power output will always be limiters.
Ideally, the hips travel down and back after they finish the drive. This creates lower body angles that look much more squat-like. This can only happen if thoracic and shoulder mobility is good because it requires a more bent over torso (a result of “butt back.”) On a side note...I have not once found a movement where addressing my hips didn’t improve the lift. I doesn’t matter if it was Squatting, hinging, pressing or pulling.
Shakira had it right, “Hips Don’t Lie”
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Teaching the Brettzel #3 to @pilopezpilates and over of his students during my visit to Caracas Venezuela 02/01/19

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SHOULDER CIRCUIT Pt. I🤘🏾
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•Listen for the deats 👂🏾 _____
•Sets of 10 (except alphabet)
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•COVERS: Abduction, Scap retraction/Protraction, Scap upward rotation, Internal Rotation/External Rotation, Flexion etc.
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•Keep low back out of it! No hyperextension! Neutral spine during all movements. 😎
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•Good for warm up or post W/O .
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Stay tuned for PART II Tonight 👊🏾


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The kettlebell pullover on a foam roller is a fantastic drill to improve shoulder mobility.

This exercise is eccentric-dominant and really elongates the lats and tissues that limit shoulder flexion while also building strength and mobility. This exercise is also fantastic for working on improving your core-shoulder connection. You actively have to pull your ribcage down and maintain a pressurized core to prevent your ribcage from flaring into an open-scissor posture. Finally, you’re also working on thoracic spine extension in this exercise, which is essential for overhead mobility.

This exercise may not be for everyone and that’s totally fine. You can also perform this exercise flat on your back with your hips & knees bent at 90/90 and your feet up against a wall. This will still work overhead shoulder mobility, but can be more comfortable on your upper back and neck.

Go slow with either variation of this exercise! A 3-5 second slow eccentric lower overhead will really benefit more than repping these out quickly.

For the full video explaining the Kettlebell Pullover on the foam roller, click the link in our bio!


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We love stretching the T-Spine, and @drcaseychiro shows us 2 variations on how to do it right!
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This helps align your spine by stretching all the connecting muscles and alleviates tension that gets built up with things like sitting too much.
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#chiro #physio #stretch #strength #neck #back #posture #injury #prevention #prehab #rehab #mobility #backpain #tspine #thoracic #stability #recovery #yeg #athletes


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T Spine Mobility 🤸🏽‍♀️🏋🏽‍♀️
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If your goals include overhead squats or snatches, then thoracic mobility is key 🔑
Majority of North Americans have postural issues with increased thoracic kyphosis (rounded forward shoulders/“hollow chest”).
Shoulder blade retraction exercises and mobility work are integral to a good functional fitness program. My clients have heard me say a hundred times “proud chest”.
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Here is one of my favourite stretches to mobilize shoulders, chest and T-spine:
🔹Regression to ease in: use a dowel, or nothing at all.
🔸Progression to intensify: use a Kettlebell, or Olympia bar.
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#ThoracicMobility #TSpine #Thoracic #Mobility #MobilityMatters #Fascia #FascialStretchTherapy #PainFree #Stretch #DynamicStretching #FascialStretchTherapist #StretchTherapist #ExerciseTherapist #Rehab #Flexibility #Performance #510AndUpClub


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Mobility Is The Key To A Pain Free Life.... and fat loss ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Mobility isn’t just about getting deep in your squats and being able lift your leg super high. Mobility is putting your body in a better place for LIFE. Things we take for granted in LIFE, like picking thing up off the ground, bending over, sitting in a seat, walking, running are only missed when they’re not accessible. PROACTIVITY is the best way to tackle mobility. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“Coach, I’m not in pain, nothing feels tight, I’m fine”. Sure, for now. But will you always be that way? Maybe. But why take the chance? And this isn’t some DO MOBILITY OR YOU’LL BREAK fear tactic. Engage in mobility because you love your body and wanna treat it right. You want to put your body in the best position possible to strong and stable in an unstable world. Whether you’re lifting in the gym or walking down some stairs, if a pain free life is what you want or want to CONTINUE to have, you NEED mobility. Pain fucking sucks. I’ll be the first one to tell you that. I’ve been in serious pain from mobility restrictions. At the time I didn’t know and just kept grinding away at my lifting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Eventually the body really fights against you. But we don’t wanna get to that point. Take care of your body. Move your joints. Daily. Be intentional. And if you still don’t care about mobility, know this: if fat loss is what you want, you NEED mobility. When you’re banged up and in pain you can’t lose fat. Therefore mobility = fat loss. Yeah I said it. Get at me. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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OH carries

Why do so many of us have trouble with the overhead position?
This is essentially one of the most vulnerable positions for the shoulder, so our body tries to protect us by guarding against the movement if the necessary stability isn’t there.

Our shoulders need to be stable but so does our #tspine. If you’ve been following our t-spine exercises, you’ve likely improved your mobility. Now we need to strengthen it in its new range.
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1-Grab a kettlebell (or dumbbell) for each arm that you are comfortable holding overhead
2-Press the weights overhead and lock out the elbows, making sure to take a breath in and brace your core
3-Once the weight is stabilized, begin walking. Focus on keeping your core tight and prevent extension of the low back
4-Try to walk for a total distance that allows 60-90 seconds of work

Mix things up by performing the exercise with just one side at a time. Adjust load to your ability. The weight shouldn’t be so heavy that you arch your back to finish the movement.
Short on space? Stay in one spot and practice your breathing. Any other obstacles? Tell us about them in the comments below.

We want to help you build better shoulders.
Check out our free T-spine email course ---> click the link in our Bio!!! #Thoracicspine #shoulderhealth #shoulderpain #shoulder #tspinemobility #weightlifting #olylifts #olympicweightlifting #gym #fitness #snatch #olympiclifting #fit #workout #fitfam #MissionMVMT #middleout #mobility #exercise #crossfit #conditioning #wod #workout #rehab #movement #posture #correctiveexercise #functionalmovement #mobilitywod


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