Mobility and flexibility are vital to powerlifting. Some of the benefits they offer include:

  • Increased range of motion (ROM),
  • Reduced incidence of injury,
  • Decrease in the severity of injury,
  • Delay in the onset of muscular fatigue,
  • Prevention and alleviation of muscle soreness after exercise,
  • Increase in the level of skill and muscular efficiency,
  • Prolongation of sporting life.

Arguably one of the best and most knowledgeable men out there on this topic is Kelly Starett. His YouTube channel titled MobilityWOD is a great resource and will open your eyes to just how imbalanced and inflexible you are.

A great place to buy mobility and training tools is Rogue Fitness EU. Although alternative sellers and similar items are available elsewhere, so do shop around.

 

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