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Improve Your Ankle Mobility Written by Cat Blatner To achieve the perfect squat, we must first be able to achieve proper range of motion in our ankles. The foundation of most of our movement is in our feet, so if your chest is dumping forward drastically when you air squat, take a closer look at your ankle flexibility. How well are you able to achieve flexion? If the answer is that you have a 90 degree angle happening at your ankles, then you may need to spend more time on mobility in that ar...
Today we are continuing the Yoga for Olympic Lifters series with a hip and ankle mobility sequence. This thirty minute practice isn't just for Olympic weightlifters. It's also excellent for other athletes, beginners, and anyone who is tight in the hips in the ankles. But if you are an Olympic lifter, this will be a great practice to incorporate into your training to help with mobility which should also help with your lifts like squats, cleans and snatches.