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Category: The Offseason with Kimbia Physio

It’s All About Load Management: A Tip To Improving Your Performance

What could be sabotaging your performance this season? Look in the mirror and you’ll know.  Look into your own eyes and ask yourself, are you giving yourself enough time to improve the skills required to meet your performance goals? It is a difficult question to ask yourself and more athletes should ask this question when […]

At Your Best: Why Segmental Stability & Mobility Can Improve Performance | Hiza Mbwana DPT

Segmental stabilization exercises should be incorporated into any sport specific training regiment, and certainly considered during the off season.  For runners, cyclist and weightlifters, stabilizing one extremity while another segment is moving can be one of the most demanding aspects of performance, especially for posterior musculature like your shoulder, back and hip muscles. I like to integrate […]

“Only Winners Get Sprinkles!” Shoulder Mobility & Performance: Weightlifters Edition

Chronic shoulder pain or “tightness” can limit performance and contribute to more functional limitations and over time, dissatisfaction.  The overhead or overhand athlete in particular is susceptible to chronic pain and restrictions to the shoulder. Speaking to Crossfit lifters over the past few months, I have new perspective on why some continue to  perform lifting […]

The Offseason with Kimbia Physio – Improve Performance With Landmine Squat Part 2

Minimize risk of injury and improve performance is my primary objective with any athlete who receives performance PT or coaching. Identifying the various ways an athlete compensates to accomplish a movement reveals areas of weakness, tightness, or restrictions that may affect performance. Often ignored during a season, the off season is an ideal time to […]

The Offseason with Kimbia Physio -How the Landmine Squat Can Transform Your Lifting

Flexibility and dynamic stability is an essential part of an athletes ability to stay injury free during their season. Mobility and strength deficits to the hips are a major contributor to injuries in the athlete. Landmine squats are a great alternative to the traditional squats to help facilitate flexibility and strength to your hips and core […]