Alternative Fitness Concepts programs are based upon 4 pillars. One of the 4 pillars is Mobility Before Strength which means we fix mobility issues first and then build strenth upon it. In order to maximize results you need to be able to move through the full movement of any exercise. If you start building strength before you can go through a complete movement you are not going to receive the best results and you will increase your chances of an injury.
What we see on a daily basis are people going into the gym that lack mobility doing pushups, bench presses, or squats. They actually are building strength upon a body which doesn't move well. To solve this, in the beginning of every workout we included 6 mobility exercises. These mobility exercises can be completed by all fitness levels, and will also show us the areas which lack flexibility. If you are looking for the very best results from your workouts you must first have a sound plan to improve your mobility. This is one of the cornerstones of AFC's Life training program. Mobility before strength.
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