Shoulders

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...

Upper Body Blow Flow Restriction Training PT. 2

The Movement Fix is on Instagram @themovementfix Upper Body Blow Flow Restriction Training Pt. 2 | Week 76 | Movement Fix Monday If you didn’t watch part 1, go watch now so that this all makes sense: http://themovementfix.com/upper-body-blow-flow-restriction-training/...

Upper Body Blood Flow Restriction Training

The Movement Fix is on Instagram @themovementfix Upper Body Blow Flow Restriction Training | Week 75 | Movement Fix Monday Overview Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is a great way to build muscle mass using metabolic stress instead of micro-damage. You can...

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...

Three Reasons to Train Bicep Curls

Bicep curls have a negative stigma around them in many rehab and also training circles and I am not really sure why.

There are many benefits to doing bicep curls and, in my opinion, they should be regularly trained.

Why? Click the link to learn more.

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.

Shoulder Pain During Dips

This week I want to talk to you about shoulder pain during dips, both on the bar and rings.

The most frequent places people have shoulder pain during dips is 1. in the front of the shoulder and 2. in the back of the shoulder.

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.

Stronger Shoulders for Pull Ups

Improving your movement isn't always about just improving mobility. If your goal is to do snatching, overhead squats, pull ups, etc, once you have the amount of mobility in your thoracic spine and shoulders that you need to perform those movements safely, you should be focusing on a few things:

Own Your Shoulder Extension

Check out The Movement Fix on Instagram @themovementfix Own Your Shoulder Extension | Week 61 | Movement Fix Monday Welcome back to Movement Fix Monday. I have a special surprise for you... I painted my garage! I know many of you had emailed me telling me to paint my...

Overhead Lifting Mobility Couplet

This week on Movement Fix Monday I want to share with you guys a couplet you can use to work on your overhead mobility.

Static stretching isn't nearly as effective as repetitive end range loading and controlling your range of motion.

This couplet plays off of that notion.

Learning the Climb Up

Moving weights quickly, being able to do lots of standard pull ups and muscle ups, squatting a lot, etc. is all great, but can you apply the strength gained in those to a more real world thing like climbing a wall?

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