Simplifying Shoulder Health for Strength Athletes
The shoulder is one of the most complex joints of the body, but maintaining it doesn't have to be complicated.
Crawl and Hang to Improve Your Handstand
These natural human movements can help you gain the range of motion and strength you need to achieve a solid handstand.
Who Has a Cranky Shoulder? How to Train Around It
Here are a few ideas for training around an injured shoulder and potentially even eliminating that twinge over time.
The Real Way to Train Your Stabilizers (NOT 3 Sets of 10)
Unless you’re rehabilitating from a surgery, training stabilizing muscles in strength sets and reps is a waste of time.
Alignment Tips to Free Your Neck and Shoulders From Chronic Pain
Changing my alignment habits has been the best solution for my chronic neck and shoulder pain. These can help you even if you don't do yoga.
Put Your Shoulders in Place: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 3
Don't let slumped shoulders throw your posture out of whack, fix them now.
Conquer the Art of the Freestanding Handstand (Video)
Here's a four step guide on how to master the skills of the freestanding handstand.
Avoid Shoulder Injury by Strengthening the Rotator Cuff
Here is a video of the exercises I recommend to strengthen your rotator cuff and prevent injury.
Fix Your Posture and Strengthen Your Body With Standing Windmill (Video)
Combat your slumped, sitting posture with this easy and effective exercise.
Is Your Flexibility Determined Through Genetics or Training?
Regardless of your physical makeup, the way you train can still have great influence on your level of flexibility.
Suspension for Shoulder Stability? This Study Doesn't Think So
Redcord slings didn't work for shoulder stabilization, but they still provided a good workout.
3 Keys to Assessing the Overhead Throwing Athlete
When repetitive stress is combined with poor stability, mobility, or movement patterns, then athletes are likely to breakdown.
How to Beat Shoulder Pain (and Still Lift)
If you're fighting shoulder pain to get under the squat bar, give these compression techniques a go.
The Dynamic Duo of Shoulder Impingement
If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?
Why Does the Front of My Shoulder Hurt?
Anterior shoulder pain is often a sign of some degree of shoulder impingement. Here are three steps to deal with it.
Getting Control of Overhead Movement: 5 Basic Drills to Prepare the Body
Everyone needs to perform overhead shoulder movement. Here are five drills to activate muscles, layer movements together, and prep for overhead work.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 98
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the scapula, holding a freestanding handstand, hypermobility, and more!
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The Scapula: How It Can Make or Break You
Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Jordan and Pippen. Cheech and Chong. In the body, the biggest power couple is the ball and socket. But what about the shoulder blade?
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