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Sports Mobility Series: Lower Body (part III)

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Mobility Series: Lower Body

Third Step – Quadriceps

The Quadriceps is composed of 4 big muscles in the front part of your leg.

(They originate at the hip and insert in to the knee).

⬇3 REASON WHY YOUR PERFORMANCE LACKS IF THE QUADS ARE TIGHT⬇.

◾1: Knee pain due to the costant tension on that joint.
◾2: Lack of posterior chain.
◾3: Excessive Anterior Pelvic Tilt.

⬇HOW TO FIX IT⬇

◾Strengthen hamstrings and glutes
◾Strengthen the deeper abdominals
◾Foam roll the quads like I show in my videos

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Sports Mobility Series: Lower Body (part II)

MOBILITY SERIES: LOWER BODY.

SECOND STEP: CALF.

The Calf area is composed of Gastrocnemius and Medial Tibia Muscles.

(They originate at the knee and insert in to the Achilles Tendon and Calcaneus).

That area of your body will become extremely tight when you play a game or train because of the lack of Core strength: Why?

When your Core is weak and you play sports your nervous system MUST find balance trough the activities you perform.

If the Core is inefficient your body will shift all the work into your lower legs (calves and feet) because it is the first part of the body called to action when it comes to finding balance (of course because they are in contact with the ground).

⬇Now: how to get rid of the pain in that area when you play sports?⬇.

◾1: release that muscle like I do in the video (with a lacrosse ball).
◾2: work on your Core Strength.

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Sports Mobility Series: Lower Body (part I)

Mobility Series: Lower Body

First Step – Plantar Area

The Plantar Fascia is part of the Achilles Tendon Complex (Plantar Fascia, Calf muscles, Achilles Tendon and Calcaneus).

Releasing that area will prevent PLANTAR FASCIITIS and will contribute to the overall legs efficiency (mobility and power).

⬇WHY THAT⬇

Like I just said the Plantar Fascia is part of a complex where EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED.

The plant of your foot is connected to the Calf that is connected to the Hamstring.

So building a overall functional lower body means takining care of all the muscles (power and mobility).

And also remember that the plant of your foot is always connected to the ground: it is where the BALANCE start!

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