Build lower body strength, improve hip mobility, reduce muscle imbalances, increase core stability, and modify this exercise for all different fitness levels!
Bulgarian squats, also known as split squats or rear foot elevated split squats, are a popular strength training exercise that primarily targets the legs and glutes. Here are some of the reasons why Bulgarian squats are beneficial:
Maintain good mobility, reduce pain and discomfort, improve your overall quality of life AND GET A WORKOUT AT THE SAME TIME!
Stretching the hip flexors is beneficial for a number of reasons, including:
Strengthen your foundation, enhance your speed: Master the Short Foot Exercise for Sprinting
Short Foot Progression
Short foot exercises are important because they help to strengthen the muscles in the foot, which can improve foot and ankle stability and balance. This in turn can help to prevent injuries and improve overall foot and lower limb function. Additionally, these exercises can also help to improve the alignment and mechanics of the foot, which can further help to prevent pain and discomfort in the foot and lower limb. A strong, well aligned and coordinated foot is pivotal to performance in sports and activities of daily living. Let Carlos teach you some short foot progressions to help you prevent injuries and improve performance!
Hip Thruster with Power Throw
Video Tutorial - RDL to Pistol
As chiropractors specializing in sports injury and active rehab we are happy to share some clinical pearls about doing exercise with "rehab form" and with injury prevention in mind.