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How to improve your mobility


If you want to improve your mobility, there are different ways to do so. Improving your mobility will also enhance your performance and that can help you to improve your strength and conditioning. Let's find out how you can improve your mobility.

What do you need most right now-mobility or stability

To improve your mobility, you will need to focus on the right thing. Many people focus on the wrong thing and that is why did do not get the desired results. You cannot develop either of these two in isolation. It is important to find out if the athlete or a common person really need mobility or not. It is necessary to find out if the person has a lack of mobility or rather lack of control or stability. If your body has a great range of motion in your movement but it cannot control it, then it can appear to be poor mobility. If the joints can easily get into position, then you may have a problem with civility or control and you need to focus on that. It is important to find out what you need because then only you can focus on what is necessary otherwise your efforts will be wasted.

Use mobility to move and get strong

Many people do their mobility work after their warm-down. Most of the response that you get from mobility work is neurological and short-lived, which means either you use it or lose it. If you want big gains, you need to do some mobility work before the main training session. You need to go for better movement patterns and that will help you to get stronger. Since the rapid increase in range of motion may stay for about 10 minutes at the maximum and if you do not use it, then you are going to lose it.

Use great technique


Whether you are lifting or moving in the gym, you should use great technique everywhere. Technique is important when you are performing any movement patterns. That is why you should not rush through mobility work because that will not help you. If you're using the form roller, take your time and do it with the right technique. More ability work will help you by relaxing muscles and resetting receptors. That will not happen if you are vigorously rolling your legs up and down without following the technique. Take your time, ensure that you are moving joints and find the right positions, movements and angles which are effective for you.

Be consistent

Your mobility work will give you results immediately but such results will be short-lived. But it is possible to retain mobility improvements if you can improve your motor control straight afterwards. It is very important for you to be consistent with your work and the mobility gains that you achieve from different exercises every day. If you are consistent, your mobility gains will become long-lasting.

Move on if necessary

From your mobility work, you should get quick even though short-lived gains and results. If you're not getting them, it is likely that you're doing something wrong. It may be a wrong ways or wrong angles or something else. If it is not helping you, you need to move on and find something which is effective for you.

References 1. Show And Go Training
2. Exercise to Improve Mobility in Healthy Aging
3. Interventions to Maintain Mobility: What Works?