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Shoulder Strength & Stability - The Turkish Get-Up Primer

Arguably the most effective exercise to to develop shoulder strength and stability, the Turkish Get-Up is also a fantastic exercise to teach body awareness and control, with added benefit of improving core strength. Coach Tom Lazzaro of Black Flag breaks down the movement step by step to cover how to perform it properly and safely as we work through multiple planes of motion from the ground to fully standing with a load overhead. Plus a quick history lesson thrown in. SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com #blackflagfam #blackflagmedia

Hijacking The Hip Flexor Stretch

Never enough time to get in that mobility work? Well this one is for you! Coach Peter Nelson II of Black Flag Athletics hijacks the hip flexor stretch and combines multiple stretches and mobility exercises into one. From your feet to your neck, Peter demonstrates how with the use of a band or enlisting the help of a super friend you can improve your mobility and performance. SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com #blackflagfam #blackflagmedia

Rope Climb Progression Part 2 - From The Ground Up

Coach Pawel Wencel and Coach Peter Nelson of Black Flag Athletics are back in part two of our rope climb progression series. In this segment, they cover the appropriate milestones we should achieve and the movements we need to be proficient in before we start climbing up the rope from the ground up. Part 1 of the rope climb progression series: https://youtu.be/Q67cHspdOmk SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com #blackflagfam #blackflagmedia

The Greatest Ankle Mobility Exercise - Elevated Banded Ankle Distraction

We present to you the greatest ankle mobility exercise, ever! You have probably heard of and or done the banded ankle distraction to improve mobility and range of motion, but were you doing it correctly and with the intended benefits? Coach Peter Nelson II of Black Flag Athletics covers the advantages of proper and full ankle range of motion, a quick overview of how our ankles work, and the correct way to perform the elevated banded ankle distraction for enhanced movement and performance. SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com #blackflagfam #blackflagmedia

Rope Climb Progression Part 1 - Milestones & Accessory Movements

Rope climbs are one of the more exciting but challenging movements in CrossFit. Consequently, before we get on that rope we need to develop requisite strength and stability in the upper body, as well as develop adequate grip strength. Coach Pawel Wencel and Coach Peter Nelson of Black Flag Athletics cover appropriate milestones we should achieve along with appropriate accessory exercises that will have you reaching the ceiling in no time. Video Reference: Scapular Pull Up and Scapular Push Up - Strengthening & Stabilization https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvm3ftwXYG0&t=121s SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com #blackflagfam #blackflagmedia

Snatch Progression Expedition Part Three - Transitioning From The Second Pull

Welcome back to our series on fixing the Snatch from the ground up. In the first part of the series we talked about our feet and how important they are. In the second part of our series we discussed creating tension in the set up and pulling ourselves up to a vertical shin position. In this episode Coach Tom Rini of Black Flag Athletics cover transitioning from the second pull to your hips and the start of your third pull - finding the right positions and the coaching cues we recommend. Part One - Fixing Your Footwoork: https://youtu.be/D4BPCPKAcak Part Two - Initiating The First Pull: https://youtu.be/IMlhopyRkHs SUBSCRIBE To The Black Flag Channel Here: http://bit.ly/blackflagfam Outro music courtesy of www.bensound.com