The Open 16.2 is sure to test your grip endurance, hip mobility and strength limits. Here are a few mobility and activation drills to better prepare for the workout. First and foremost, improve your hip mobility to allow for a deeper receiving position with the clean and to be more efficient with toes to bar. A smooth pivot at the hip will decrease energy leaks from overusing your lats and core. The workout is an overall forearm burner, so your grip will suffer. Prep with these simple stretches to improve your performance. Lastly, loosen your ankle and calf musculature in all three planes to allow for maximum elasticity with double unders. And most importantly, listen to your body, know your limits and have fun! Good luck from #SportsPerformancePT !
-Dr. Chris Garcia, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, USAW
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