The key to mastering mobility is being intelligent about how you take a trainee from one step to the next in the most sensible and idiot proof way possible. Today is going to be an example of how you can go about doing just that. Today I’m going to do this with a great strength drill that I like to introduce to my trainees in the iron game on a fairly regular basis. If you’re looking to optimize your mobility and open up your kinetic chain for greater strength and agility then you’re going to like today’s article.
Often in today’s society everyone is all about getting everything immediately. Immediate results and the culture of immediate gratification causes many to miss the true value of what it takes to obtain results when it comes to human performance and strength. Many will chase a promise from some coaches that will guarantee them a shortcut to success. If you’ve been following this blog for a while then you know this is a load of BS and that the promises of cheap, quick, shortcuts will only yield cheap, slow, zeros in terms of results.
The truth is that if you’re into building a respectable level of strength you just about can’t ignore the deadlift. The deadlift is versatile and can be executed in a number of different styles. Regardless of this when pulling the standard deadlift there are some simple tweaks we can make to our technique to significantly improve it and to achieve more lean muscle and total body strength from this powerful lift.
The key to being a great Jedi master is being able to tap into the light side of the force although many tend to fall victim to the dark side. Likewise the key to developing a super strong body is making sure that you tap into mastering the health and strength of your shoulders.
And like some fall victim to the dark side many also fall victim to having a lack of shoulder stability and mobility during certain movements. Today I’m going to dive into this concept a little deeper so you can have some powerful, strong, and mobile shoulders for your big lifting days.