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Training Purpose For this week training will continue the focus on upper body work. We’ll be reviewing the pushup pattern as part of the warmup this week. Very often people mistake the pushup as just an arm and chest exercise. We’ll be showing how the pushup is actually a whole body movement. The warmup movement puzzle is going to be … Read More

Advanced Mobility Assessment Position

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sitting bend test An interesting and simple test to try on yourself! http://blueoxgym.com/advanced-mobility-assessment-position/ Posted by Blue Ox Athletics on Saturday, March 18, 2017 The first position is an advanced assessment I use with some clients. It is a test of hip external rotation and overall spinal flexion. I believe this was suggested to me as an assessment a number of … Read More

Pistol Squat Locomotion

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It’s a locomotion pattern that can be used to apply one’s strength and mobility in a more organic manner. There are really two different exercises here, as creeping forwards or backwards develop different qualities and are of different difficulty levels. Let’s look at the two a little more closely: Froward creep: this variation starts with a eccentric, or lowering Pistol … Read More

WODS – March 13 – 18

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Training Purpose This week we’re going to work on integrating some of the shoulder awareness that we’ve been working on for the past couple of weeks. So of what you’ll see is fairly simple stuff (think single arm OHS), and some of it is a little more complex (think Getups with a 14″ diameter ball). Don’t be surprised by the … Read More