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7 Common Crossfit Mobility Problems and How to Fix Them


Think about all the movements which are directly and indirectly influenced by tight ankles. By improving your ankle mobility, you are increasing the range of motion for your:

  • Squat
  • Clean
  • Snatch
  • Deadlift
  • Boxjump
  • Wallball

To see why ankle mobility has such an important role, it’s necessary to firstly understand dorsiflexion.

Crossfit Mobility Problems – DORSIFLEXION

The ankle is a hinge joint. So it mainly consists of two movements:

  1. Down, the plantar flexion, like you want to step on your tiptoes.
  2. And up, the dorsiflexion, like you want to stretch your tiptoes up to your knee.

ankle mobility movementSource: author

Try these tips to help alleviate tight ankles.

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