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Stuff You Should Read: 1/23/2011

Written on January 23, 2011 at 2:22 pm, by Eric Cressey

It’s been a while since I gave you a list of recommended reading, but that changes today!

Rotten Resolutions – I usually bring this article to light right at the beginning of January each year, but forgot in light of the busy last few weeks.  Check it out.  It might make you see your strength and conditioning program goals in a new light.

Ankle Dorsiflexion Immobility Impairs Lateral Step Down Test – This is a good post from Mike Reinold about how ankle restrictions can alter testing further up the kinetic chain and make you see “the big picture.”

The Proactive Patient – I still think that this is one of the better articles I’ve ever written at T-Nation.  What do you think?

2 Responses to “Stuff You Should Read: 1/23/2011”

  1. Lisa Says:


    Really enjoyed the article on “The Proactive Patient”. You are right, it takes a while before you are able to find some solid physical therapists etc to refer clients to. Once you have found them though, it is worth the wait.
    Thanks for the great post.

    Lisa of prodigefittips.wordpress.com

  2. Dale Says:

    Eric –

    Your ‘Proactive Patient’served as a vote of confidence for me. I experience pain behind the knee when stretching hamstrings.

    Various specialists have comfirmed anterior pelvic tilt with inhibited glutes, tight hip flexors … and they all want to wail away on my hammies!

    But along the way I inferred that hamstring length was not the issue since the usual ‘tricks’ for releasing the hamstrings (adductor squeezes, rolling tennis ball under foot) all work to release the hammies.

    Now I’m just camping out on glutes and hip flexors and babying the hammies.


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