Top 3 Tuesday: Hip Preparation for Cyclist

If you know a cyclist with tight hips or sore knees, share this with them. Cycling requires mobile #hips to get the most effective energy transfer from pedal strokes. If your hips are restricted, that mobility can be borrowed from your lower spine or your knees, which can result in low back pain or knee […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Neck Pain in Cycling

Share this video with someone you know with neck pain or tight shoulders! Today we talk about #neckpain in #cycling, and we give you a good way to prevent it, or at least decrease the chances you feel it. The head is pretty heavy, so it’s good to coordinate all the #muscles you can use […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Wrist and Shoulder Preparation for Cycling

We’re talking cycling this month. Yes, it’s December, but in Minnesota, cycling doesn’t have a season, so it’s good to be prepared. A great way to start is to prep the upperbody, #shoulders, and wrists. Since they have to hold your body up, it’s good to give them the ability to do that with less […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Back Preparation for Crossfit

It’s really important to prepare the lowback for heavy lifting and high intensity. Crossfit has many movements that make the body work very hard, and making sure the low back is prepared is very important. deadlifts, squats, wall-balls, toes-to-bar, are all movements that make the back work. These are our three favorite ways to prepare […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Arm Preparation for Crossfit

This week on Top3Tuesday…Pull-ups are great for training the whole body, push-ups are easy to do and feel great. Both of these can be hard on the arms though, so you want to prepare them well. This week we talk about arm preparation, in Crossfit, but really in any sport. #movementismedicine #movementbreak #weareallstars #ALTitude See […]

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Shoulder Preparation for Crossfit

Top3Tuesday! Today we talk about #shoulder preparation for #overheadlifts. In #crossfit the shoulder is utilized to its full capacity, which we think is a good thing, if it’s ready for the #work. Here are three of our favorite ways to #prepare the shoulder for overhead lifting; in crossfit, painting a house, or any other demand. […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Neck Pain with Crossfit

Best 3 neck exercises for CrossFitters. This week on Top 3 Tuesday, we talk about our 3 favorite #neckexercises for #CrossFit athletes. As we’ve said before, our lower necks need to be stable and our upper neck needs to be mobile. When we lack either of these we can develop #neckpain and #headaches. These exercises […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Knee Exercises for Runners

As we’ve said many times before, pain in an area isn’t necessarily a result of injury to that area. We find often that pain in the knee results from a lack of mobility in the hip or the ankle. In this case we focus more on the hip, because it’s not likely that anyone will […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Upper Body Exercise for Runners

More running warm-ups. Just in time for the cold, we focus on upper body warm- ups for runners. This probably doesn’t get a lot of attention because everyone knows we run with our legs. But we also want the requisite stability in the upper body, and the arms to move opposite the legs, in order […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Lower Body Exercises For Runners

This week on Top 3 Tuesday, we’re covering another low body warm up for runners. Hey everybody, it’s Doctor Andy, and Doctor Brandon from Twin Cities Movement, we’re here again with another Top 3 Tuesday and we’re gonna cover another lower body warm up for runners. So, with this one, we’d like to stress the […]

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