Check out that posterior tilt I have in this flexion pattern activated ASLR dynamic warmup! Nuts, huh? I must be blowing out a disc!
Part 1 of this post is here - supine isometric flexion pattern to improve toe touch.
My partner for Mobility 2 Perform, Chris Nentarz asked me when is a flexion pattern important to restore? Here are my thoughts.
When is a Flexion Pattern/Toe Touch Necessary?
Too many professionals both in the health and fitness fields either downplay flexion or outright make someone afraid of it. While a full and easy toe touch is not always possible, the perception of stretch should be threat free and symmetrical.
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