Thoracic spine extension

May 18, 2017

Thoracic spine extension, the point here is to show that you cannot have extension of the T-spine without engagement of the external obliques. If those are not fully engaged you will notice you start the movement at the lumbar spine. This is to demonstrate that the whole debate about t-spine mobility is really a debate about external obliques mobility. Their length while maintaining the proper torque (which is the definition of mobility) will determine how much you can extend that thoracic spine. It is primordial to understand the difference between flexibility and mobility One is passive, the other one active

 

 

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