There are effective and smart ways to train CORE STABILITY, and then there are less-than-effective ways to train core stability. The choice is yours as to HOW you want to approach it. 🙂
If you take care of your feet, they’ll take care of you!
In this short video, I combine one round of “CARs” with this cool drill that helps me “groove” the mobility I just worked on within those CARs.
Done regularly, this is a great way to improve foot strength and as part of your warm up!
The “default” response to feeling something “tight” is nearly always to stretch. The problem is, that’s often the WORST thing that you can do. Listen in to learn why…
Your hips, ankles, and low-back will thank you! Use it or lose it my friend!
Your spine – in particular your low-back and neck, will thank you for listening in…
It’s all about sensory input…
That’s FIVE-time Ironman Age-Group World Champion, Lisbeth Kenyon, practicing one of the movements that is part of RESTORE: The Hips Program. She’s working it!
The secret is doing a minute or two of these kinds of drills, every day!
Gravity plays a quite large role in how difficult or “easy” a movement may feel. Think about it.
There are important differences between stability and strength.
Train smart by paying close attention to this concept and then apply it inside of your own training!
It is NOT about the exercise, but rather…
…HOW the exercise is done. Form matters, especially in the early phases of skill development and patterning.
Looks SO simple.
And it is…if you’re moving well and you have good hip mobility and stability, AND small-nerve proprioception and sensory input…
Team Pursuit triathlete Maureen Brook shows us some of the ways she works on her mobility challenges daily. This is how you age gracefully after 17 Ironman Triathlon finishes! 🙂
Team Pursuit runner, Tom Barry, training core stability the smart way. Check it out!
THIS KIND OF hip rotation (axial) is important to keep – we can lose it if we don’t use it, like most things when it comes to our body. Training to get it back and improve it is an integral part of RESTORE: The Hip Program-Mobility.
Team Pursuit triathlete Kim Chemacki understands the value of mastering the fundamentals – to build the durability required to train hard – improving endurance, stamina, speed and power. 🙂
One of the most commonly prescribed exercises in rehab settings – it’s often not done as well as it needs to be to get the benefits. Here’s how to fix it and get the most from your training time and effort.
Train the hips in many varied positions and multiple planes of motion. Not sure what that means? Check this out.