shoulder injury

These exercises are the cream of the crop when it comes to improving your alignment, stability, and motor control - often overlooked aspects of training.
I won't disagree that the kipping pull up looks silly and isn’t a real pull up, but I’m tired of reading criticisms based on shoulder mechanics that have zero basis in reality.
If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?
The shoulder is a dynamic and amazing joint and we need to keep it as strong, mobile, and stable as we possible can.
In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates four shoulder rehabilitation exercises. These exercises will help you with rotator cuff strengthening and scapular stability.
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?
Almost two years ago I started having chronic headaches as well as neck and shoulder pain and I had to stop all my favorite exercises. Here are the five lessons I learned from this experience.
Rather than say there is no problem, I would much rather see a conversation around long-term fitness that allows CrossFit participants to remain injury free.
Donnie Thompson is a retired powerlifter turned physical therapist. He specializes helping others be strong, mobile, and to prevent or recover from injury. Here are four videos to help you do that.
Approximately 36% of injuries that occur in weight training involve the shoulder. A new study examines which exercises are more common in athletes with shoulder impingement.
I'm a yoga teacher who teaches mobility at a CrossFit box. I love the community, but have some issues with the program. We all need some honest feedback from the outside from time to time.
While there is a large chance many of us will need to stop pressing due to the shoulders issues, there is no need to stop overhead work all together.
How do you minimize the chances of a shoulder injury? And what is the best course of action if you do incur one? Read these ten articles to help you work it all out.
Reality is most of us are messed up in some way and there are just some things we shouldn’t do. But there’s always a way to work around a problem, avoid injury, and keep edging our way forward.
I'm going to give advice counter to at least 99% of what is out there. When doing pull ups, it is generally indicated to keep the shoulders packed down. I don't think that's the best you can do.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: pull ups, the athlete's manifesto, the adrenal system, and more!
Many of us internally rotate our arms all day long while we work. Sadly, this exact positioning is a set up for a shoulder impingement or rotator cuff or labrum tear down the road.