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Does a person understand where their hips are? Does this person understand where their spine is? Can they denote the difference between moving their hips and their spine? The answer is often no, expressed in a trifecta. So where do we start? How do we begin to create a learning context using movement analogies so that people, absent the necessary raw materials, can barbell deadlift.
In every physical endeavor, there is what looks good in practice, what happens in real life, and the space between the two. This is perhaps best exemplified in martial arts training. Martial artists practice movements like shadow boxing or grappling, drills on a dummy, and kata (choreographed sequences). These movements make martial arts look pretty. But then sparring happens, and things get ugly.
In many ways, the uncontrolled mind resembles a five year old child wanting to run amok through the city streets, only able to sit still for a few seconds before getting the urge to jump up again. If you allow your brain to continuously run a mile a minute without ever interjecting, it will only press on with the madness until you discover that your mind has slowly become a prison.
Often overlooked or not considered is the impact you can make in expediting the recovery process, as soon as you finish your last rep or step off the matt after your last roll. It pays to take time to encourage the body to go from a very excited state to more relaxed one.
Recently we saw a flood of Facebook re-posts of UFC fighter Conor McGregor training with IdoPortal. These posts have drawn attention to free movement as training. The post linked above contains an important line for those who “don’t have the base level of joint health then don’t just run out and start doing all this.” This point is not to be glossed over.
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Beyond the Plank: Crawling Exercises with the Ultimate Sandbag
Society’s a Trap – Joe Rogan
Squatting on all fours w/ The Versapulley
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