Struggling in the squat is not uncommon.
“Yeah, I just need to get better mobility.”
But, what does that mean? Some band stretching drills? Some ROMWOD? Where exactly do you need mobility? Hips? Knees? Ankles?
Many athletes understand that they need to work on and improve their mobility and movement quality to get into good positions on things like the clean and the snatch – but randomly doing some stretches and building some weird contraption with a bunch of bands is not going to be sufficient to get you there.
Dr. Evan Osar is a world-class expert in movement and the author of the Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction and The Psoas Solution.
Check out our webinar with Dr. Osar on hip mobility to learn:
•Why people can do all kinds of foam rolling and mobility drills – but still struggle with hip mobility
•The 3 most common reasons for the loss of hip mobility
•The 3 most effective exercises you can add to your program that promote and maintain hip mobility