Squats are, in my opinion, an awesome exercise for just about anything! However, as with all exercises this is only the case when the squat is performed correctly. With this in mind here’s my take on why most people have difficulty squatting. For common squat faults click here.
Ankle mobility is essential for efficient and correct movement. As with spinal mobility, I’ve yet to come across someone who doesn’t need to mobilise their ankles before exercise. Whether you’re an athlete or just a weekend warrior include these drills in your warm-up routine for a better workout.
By Rebecca Walsh-Brown
Mobility in the major joints (ankle, hip, spine and shoulders) is crucial for optimum physical performance. This article will outline 3 little known mobility exercises for the ankle, hip and spine that will immediately maximise any physical activity. The following simple exercises will not only help prepare your body but will also go some way to reduce the risk of injury.