We all know the saying, “If you don’t use it, you lose it.” It’s for that reason why I use mobility exercises to complement the strength training aspects of a workout. Like I said in my book, Building Muscle and Performance, “Mobility exercises require your joints to move into their end range of motion, whereas in strength-training we tend to avoid end-range joint actions in order to maximize safety in handling heavy loads. I’ve found that mobility exercises can also help you improve in other areas: squatting deeper, deadlifting with a straighter back, and performing lifts with more comfort and less restriction.”
In this video, which we did back in 2010, I show you how to perform (what remains to be) my top thoracic spine mobility exercise – Quadruped T-Spine Rotations 2.0.
As you’ll see in the video, there are a few tweaks I’ve made to this exercise from the way it’s usually performed that help you to get more out of this great thoracic mobility drill.
Nick’s Upcoming Live Events
In Windsor, Canada teaching a PreCon and conference classes at the 8th Annual Windsor Personal Trainer Summit on Oct 28-30, 2017.
In Shanghai, China teaching at the JUZPLAY Elevate-Dominate Performance Training Summit on November 11-13, 2016.
In Albany, NY teaching a full day of training workshops at Real [Fit] Life studio on January 15th, 2017.
In Sacramento, CA teaching at the NSCA Southwest Regional Conference on January 27-28, 2017.
In Orlando, FL co-teaching the 2-Day Workshop Brolando Experience with Alan Aragon on February 4-5, 2017.
In San Diego, CA serving as an expert panelist at the San Diego Pain Summit on February 7-13, 2017.
In Cyprus, Nicosia teaching at the Professional Fitness Systems Convention on March 24-26, 2017.
In Toronto, ON, Canada teaching a PreCon and conference class at the Annual CPTN Conference on June 2-3, 2017.
Nick’s 2-Day Australia Mentorship
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