Rich-Froning
Source: CrossFit Inc

7 Exercises to Improve Squat Mobility for Crossfitters

From hip opening routines to increasing ankle flexibility, these 7 exercises will help you identify weaknesses, mobilise properly and add weight to your squat PR.

THE “PIRIFORMIS STRETCH”

Within CrossFit this style of stretch is often used to improve squatting mechanics. With a slight change you can make the stretch more dynamic/active and target a larger set of structures.

Place a slider (in this case a knee sleeve) under the supporting foot and push the leg back, then actively use the leg on the box to pull yourself back to the starting position. As shown her, try to maintain the lumbar lordosis slightly more than is shown in the video when attempting the movement.

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