Episode 72: The Disease of Hypermobility
Hypermobility: what is it, how do you get it and how do you fix it if you have it?
Episode at a Glance
We’ve been having on so many badass guests lately we decided to take E72 back to the old skool and have a classic 2 dudes and a mic episode. In E72 Doc Danny & Coach Joe tackle a disease that is ravishing athletes all over the world: hypermobility.
The conversation kicks off with Doc Danny explaining how to test to see if you are ridden with this plague. The fellas then give us some strategies for overcoming hypermobility and how to keep an athlete that’s hampered by it mentally focused while they try to overcome it.
If you are a coach, yogi, dancer or someone who is naturally really bendy this is a must listen. If you find E72 beneficial or terrible PLEASE don’t forget to let us know via an iTunes review.
Quick Show Guide
Danny talks about how he can’t give blood, because he has mad cow disease.
What’s the definition of hypermobility and who is pre-disposed to having it? How to test to see if you are hypermobile.
With increasing amounts of flexibility comes a higher demmand for motor control
As a coach how do you train a hypermobile person?
How long does it take to cure hypermobility?
How do you keep a hypermobile person motivated and mentally in the game while they are tightening themselves up?
As a coach how do you decide it’s time to refer a hypermobile person out? How do you know what you don’t know.
The Summary: what do you need to look for and what you need to do to fix hypermobility.
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More on the Show Sponsors
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Doc and Jock would like to thank official Show Sponsor Mobility WOD for their support. Please gang head over to www.mobilitywod.com for all you mobility needs where you will find the latest MWOD products, episodes, upcoming seminars, daily MWODS, help finding a provider and the subscription services Mobility WOD Pro. Mobility WOD PRO is a perfect resource for any coach looking to up their positional knowledge base and infect their community with true suppleness!
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Coach Joe offers a variety of live and online training options including a private facebook group titled #HeelsOff where you can get his honest and FREE opinion on your movement and unfiltered take on Weightlifing. Join the conversation at any of the links below.
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Thanks for listening and remember, If you have a BODY you’re an ATHLETE