Overhead Lifting

Learning how to use The Shoulder Rök with Chris Duffin

Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Shoulder Rok Info Learning how to use The Shoulder Rök with Chris Duffin | Ep. 109 | Movement Fix Monday This past weekend I was in Portland, OR taking Greg Lehman's class on biomechanics and pain and was able to...

Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Pecs

Want more stuff like this? Click here.  Want to get more in depth on the shoulder and overhead lifting? Click here.  Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Pecs | Ep. 101 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to take a...

Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Lats

Follow The Movement Fix on instagram @themovementfix Basic Anatomy of Stretching the Lats | Ep. 99 | Movement Fix Monday Understanding the basic anatomy of the lats is important because it has implications on how to actually stretch the lats versus just stretch your...

How to Prep your Shoulders for Split Jerks

Follow me on instagram @themovementfix How to Prep Your Shoulders for Split Jerk | Ep. 93 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to show you a way I like to prep the shoulders for split jerking (but this can be adopted to other types of overhead lifts as well. You'll...

The BEST 5 Minute Shoulder Warm Up

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix Need one of the bands shown in the video or a pack for your gym? Click here. The BEST 5 Minute Shoulder Warm Up | Ep. 81 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to share with you what I think is the BEST 5 minute...

The BEST Thoracic Mobility Routine

The Movement Fix is on instagram @themovementfix The BEST Thoracic Mobility Routine | Ep. 80 | Movement Fix Monday This week on Movement Fix Monday I want to bring a lot of pieces together. I commonly show a certain way to tweak a lift or a way to think about movement...

Testing Right Vs Left Pressing Strength

Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Testing Right vs Left Pressing Strength | Week 74 | Movement Fix Monday This week I want to share with you a simple test I use to check someone’s right vs left shoulder strength and motor control in any sort of...

Simple Drills to Build Scapular Robustness

The idea of scapular instability is going away. Since the scapulothoracic joint is essentially floating on the rib cage contained within a sling of muscles, having it be ‘unstable’ would really depend on how you define stability.

Horizontal Pulling for Better Shoulder Health

When you do vertical pulling and horizontal pushing, you are using big muscles that create internal rotation of the shoulder joint. Internal rotation is a NORMAL range of motion of the shoulder (so don’t tell me it is ‘bad’ because no movement is BAD, but it can be used inappropriately at certain times) but we want to make sure we are staying strong in the muscles that create shoulder external rotation.