5 risk factors that affect shoulder health and how to fix them

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Search & Rescue Mobility

Advanced Athletics Adam Friedman Search and-Rescue Mobility Module 3 Thoracic Shoulder Stretch

As an athlete, you want to have healthy shoulders. Yet a shoulder injury is, without question, the most common injury amongst athletes. And when it happens, the resulting shoulder pain is often debilitating and agonizing on many levels. I know this to be true. Because I’ve helped countless numbers of individuals to overcome their shoulder issues. And I’ve had my … Read More

video: half kneeling psoas stretch 1.0 with pillar press

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, SARM, Search & Rescue Mobility, Search & Rescue Mobility, Stretching

Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics SARM Half-Kneeling Psoas Stretch 1.0 with Pillar Press

Hi athletes! Now that you’re up to speed on the 6 ways to focus your efforts when you stretch (if you missed it, I encourage you to take the time to go back and read), I wanted to share this “Half-Kneeling Psoas Stretch” with you. This exercise is great for learning how to lengthen and relax a tight ilio-psoas (AKA … Read More

the number one mistake you make when you stretch

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Flexibility thru Stretching, Search & Rescue Mobility, Stretching

Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Fitness Expert Hip Stretch

The goal for any isolated stretch you do should be to relax the target muscles and restore them to their optimal length. The goal is to promote the full range of motion of a target joint or joints. Your muscles can then deliver their full force potential with every contraction. And do so with the least risk of soft-tissue or … Read More

12 ways to get ahead of injury, and stay there

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Fitness Tips, Search & Rescue Mobility

Adam Friedman Fitness Expert Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Mobility Leg Stretch

Proactive: taking action to produce a good result or avoid a problem, rather than waiting until there is a problem. Sit with that definition for a moment, and consider how it applies to your approach to your body. For you high performing athletes, being proactive defines your mindset and the follow-through you need to achieve long-term success. It’s how to … Read More

the missing x-factor for most athletes: search and rescue mobility (sarm)

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Fitness Tips, Search & Rescue Mobility

Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Search and Rescue Mobility Program Lumbo Pelvic Hip Stretch

Since 1996, I’ve worked one-on-one with professional and Olympic athletes across disciplines. As a sports performance coach, the experience allowed me to grow further in my craft than I could have ever imagined. Over this time, I’ve learned the important things that all successful athletes have in common. And I want to share one of the most valuable lessons with … Read More

part ii – how your joints play a game of hide-n-seek & how to win

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Search & Rescue Mobility, Training Tips

Adam Friedman Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Fitness Expert SARM Exercise Outdoor Training

Last week, I introduced you to the idea that your underused, dysfunctional joints may very well be playing hide-n-seek with you. If you missed it, click here. We covered joint dissociation (the ability to stabilize one joint while you accelerate another), the resulting consequences and symptoms to recognize, as well as the reasons joints hide in the first place. Now, … Read More

why you need to work on your single-leg balance

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, SARM, Search & Rescue Mobility

Adam Friedman Personal Trainer Advanced Athletics Athlete For Life Single Leg Balance Exercise

Your single-leg balance (SLB) is essential to your performance in sports and in your everyday activity. Unfortunately, it’s often overlooked and undertrained by most athletes. So it’s easy to miss all they ways your body might be compensating, and increasing the risk of injury. Does this sound like you? SLB is something I test on every athlete I work with. … Read More