Fitness: 3×5 Across
Add 2.5-5 lbs to last exposure
Performance: 2×5 Across Followed by a Rep Out Capped at 10
Certainly should get 5+ but may not make 10. Leave a rep in the tank.
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Wed LBBSQ e3/6
4-5 Rounds of:
10 Pull Ups
10 Step Ups, Left
10 Step Ups, Right
20-30s Hollow Hold or Hollow Rock
*While this is NFT, aim to move quickly through the stations. Scale the pull ups down by using a band or up by going chest to bar. These can be kipping or strict. Scale up the step ups by adding a KB/DB held goblet style. Box should be a height that sets your hip joint below parallel to knee. Ge
Jacinto featured on AMRAP
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Complimentary Range of Motion Testing
FUN FACT: The Psoas muscle was the first muscle to develop in utero. It is why it is so intimately connected with our fight-or-flight reactions, and linked to the state of our stress and nerves. Want to know if your Psoas is limiting the mobility in your hip?? Inka will be doing complementary ROM (range of motion) testing and MLT (muscle length testing) for the hip flexor joint/ muscles. She will take you through AROM (active range of motion) and then PROM (passive range of motion) and will help you figure out if you are within normal range of motion for these muscles. How does this help your workout? Knowing where you fall short can help you figure out where you need to roll out and stretch more and give you that extra edge during your workout. It can also help to prevent injury by addressing the imbalances in your body. She will also be working on your psoas muscle which is a muscle that is hard to get to by yourself and is often neglected.
The psoas can also be a factor in low back pain since it attaches your vertebrae to your inner thigh. There are a number of reasons why it causes low back pain but a big one is from sitting down for a prolonged amount of time. Your Psoas starts to think this contracted state is a normal resting position and your tissues want to move into that resting position, leaving you tight and contracted
Resident Massage Therapist, Inka Hodes will be offering this from 11:30am – 1pm this Sunday. Email her directly to make an appt. inka.hodes(AT)gmail.com