MOBILITY AND STRENGTH
INTEGRATED AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL.
At Markow Training Systems we integrate mobility principles with strength training. The number one priority of Markow Training Systems is to educate people all over the world giving them independence.
This means no longer seeing the chiropractor two times a week, no more pain killers, and ultimately knowing that you can DO ANYTHING with proper progressions.
Ian thinks he's boss, but Alex is the real genius.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
The DGR Podcast with Ian Markow
We have to be honest, getting on the DGR podcast with David Grey was really exciting. It's probably the first podcast that we've gone on that we've actually listened to every episode. What did we get into on the podcast?
P.A.I.L.s and R.A.I.L.s Explained
Questions about P.A.I.L.s and R.A.I.L.s are common with Kinstretch and Functional Range Conditioning. We will explain what are P.A.I.L.s and R.A.I.L.s and how to progress them. In the end, we want you to be feeling what are you supposed to
Rib Flare Fix: How To Correct It
Rib flare is not a death sentence but it is something you want to address if you are having issues such as pain or decreased performance. We have worked with multiple clients and have been able to improve and often
Pelvic Magic: FREE Intro Class
The best way to describe our Pelvic Magic class series is to say it really is chess vs checkers. Instead of spending hours stretching your hip flexors, hamstrings and quads, we can first get the skeleton moving optimally and the majority
Basics of Breathing: Start Here
For our Basics of Breathing post, we will get into the anatomy of our ribs and inform you on how to optimize your breathing. We all know that breathing is incredibly important and we've made impressive progress with our clients
The Ultimate 90/90 Stretch Guide
The 90/90 stretch is a great way to train hip mobility and focuses on how well your hips can rotate. It has quickly become one of the more popular hip stretches and is part of the Kinstretch practice. If you
Shoulder Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs): How To Improve In 5 Steps
The Shoulder CAR (Controlled Articular Rotation) is an expression of what your shoulder is capable of. It is the gold standard of assessment and tells us a ton about what exercises are optimal for you. This blog post will show
Improve Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt with Pelvic Magic
Have you been diagnosed with anterior pelvic tilt? There is no need to stress if someone told you that! Anterior pelvic tilt is just a fancy way of saying you are arching your lower back and lifting your ribs in the
Stick Mobility: Our 5 Favorite Exercises
Stick Mobility is an incredible tool that has truly become a system. I was fortunate to find Stick Mobility early in my career and right after I did the FRC certification. They both blend so well and make the sticks a
4 Tips To Improve Your Rotator Cuff
If you want to improve your rotator cuff, you need to focus on strengthening the muscles that support the shoulder joint through targeted exercises and movement. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that due to overuse, injury,
Hip Hinge: The Ultimate Guide
A hip hinge is an essential movement for life and training. We pick up stuff from the ground all the time. Like grandma says "Lift with your hips, not your back hunny." Why should we be able to hip hinge? There is a
Controlled Articular Rotations: Our Daily Class
A C.A.R.'s Routine is a systematic and objective solution to today's sedentary lifestyle. Our Ultimate Daily C.A.R.s Routine is an informative follow-along video for you to understand each C.A.R. and do it correctly. Controlled Articular Rotations or C.A.R.'s can be thought of
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