Friday, January 6, 2012

Flexibility vs. Mobility

This week I'm trying something new, and posting a video blog.  I wanted to address the concepts of flexibility and joint mobility, and how they are interrelated, yet different.

A brief note on my video - I use the shoulder as an example because it's easy for me to make sure it's in the frame.  As a result, my example of capsular inhibition sounds an awful lot like frozen shoulder.  It's very similar, but please don't confuse this for information regarding frozen shoulder syndrome - at best, this would be an incomplete picture of frozen shoulder.

Hip Mobility Sequence from Mario at Crossfit on the Square (use this to help improve the capsular mobility in the hips):