Fix: Myofascial Release Of FCU

Fix: Myofascial Release of FCU

One of the critical releases is demonstrated here - for Flexor Carpi Ulnaris which is a common hidden tightness that will restrict the Wrist into extension, radial deviation and supination (well, to be exact this FCU tightness holds the forearm…

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Observation: The ‘Hand Arch’

Observation: the ‘Hand Arch’

https://vimeo.com/458842854 It's interesting to consider the effect of various hand positions on how the wrist feels - especially if you lift a little through the space under the metacarpal joints, pulling with your deep Lumbrical muscles of the hand. Experiment…

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Observe / Fix Push-up Wrist Stress

Observe / Fix Push-up Wrist stress

https://vimeo.com/458840968 Using handles to take the wrist out of hyper-extension is a good idea, but still there are issues to be aware of: you may still fall into hyper-extension if you are not trained out of it, you might have…

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Observation: Bicep Curl

Observation: Bicep curl

This slightly exaggerated video shows the pit-falls of allowing the wrist to fall into hyper-extension... Massive stress on the finger and wrist tendons! A clear instance too, where the limit of how much load you can put through your Biceps…

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Observation: Press

Observation: Press

Whether it be Bench or Dumbell press, or Chest or Shoulder press, the mistake is the same: allowing the wrist to fall into hyper-extension. This gradually irritates the small carpal and metacarpal joints setting you up for pain and disability…

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Observation: Front Squat

Observation: Front Squat

https://vimeo.com/458840648 If you have poor shoulder and elbow lift in Front Squats then the wrists / fingers will be stressed into hyper-extension under big loads. The bar must sit squarely onto the deltoids and load be carried by uplift from…

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