MOBILITY

MOBILITY

What mobility training is, and how it can benefit your other workouts

Mobility training involves exercises meant to improve the body’s range of motion by stabilizing the muscles around joints. For instance, it includes workouts that touch flexibility, strength, and pliability. While they are great for voiding injuries, I recommend gradually training different body parts, one by one, rather than a full body at once.

Benefits

Mobility exercises can be significant in warm-up sessions before compound workouts, including burpees and deadlifts. Learning mobility exercises can help improve strength training workouts and ease your daily duties. Furthermore, they can prevent injuries and improve your range of motion, which help execute other workouts as expected. Other benefits include;

  • Building stronger muscles and joints
  • Improving posture
  • Decreasing joint deterioration
  • Promoting all-round fitness

Ieva Kubiliute is a psychologist and a sex and relationships advisor and a freelance writer. She's also a consultant to several health and wellness brands. While Ieva specialises in covering wellness topics ranging from fitness and nutrition, to mental wellbeing, sex and relationships and health conditions, she has written across a diverse range of lifestyle topics, including beauty and travel. Career highlights so far include: luxury spa-hopping in Spain and joining an £18k-a-year London gym. Someone’s got to do it! When she’s not typing away at her desk—or interviewing experts and case studies, Ieva winds down with yoga, a good movie and great skincare (affordable of course, there’s little she doesn’t know about budget beauty). Things that bring her endless joy: digital detoxes, oat milk lattes and long country walks (and sometimes jogs).

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