3 Exercises to Begin Working on Strict Pull Ups
3 Exercises to Begin Working on Strict Pull Ups and Chin Ups*written by Wes Hendricks, DC Introduction In this article, you'll learn my 3 favorite exercises to start working athletes towards their first strict chin-up. Or if you have a chin-up, improve the weak links...
Isometrics for Better Shoulders and Pull Ups
Isometrics for Better Shoulders and Pull Ups Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Want better shoulder mobility? Download Day 1 of our Shoulder Mobility Program for free: Isometrics for Better Shoulders and Pull Ups |...
Negative Muscle Ups for Better Transitions
Negative Muscle Ups for Better Transitions Are you following The Movement Fix on Instagram? Find us @themovementfix Want better shoulder mobility? Download Day 1 of our Shoulder Mobility Program for free: Negative Muscle Ups for Better Transitions | Ep....
Shoulder Pain During Pull Ups
This past weekend I was in Boston, MA and NYC for a few workshops and I stopped by Champion PT and Performance to see a few good friends, including Dr. Dan Pope from Fitness Pain Free.
A common issue and complaint that comes up is 'my shoulder hurts during pull ups', and more specifically during the bottom part of the pull up or when pulling out of the bottom position.
In this post, we cover common reasons why that happens and what to do about it.
How to Prep Your Shoulders for Toes to Bar
How to Prep Your Shoulders for Toes to Bar Follow us on instagram @themovementfix This week I want to show you a way you can prep your shoulders for toes to bar or any kipping motion where you are hanging from the bar. Now first of all, I don't think toes...
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.
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:
Day 13: Shoulder Mobility and Pull Ups
Day 13: Shoulder Mobility and Pull Ups Want better shoulder mobility? Download Day 1 of our Shoulder Mobility Program for free: Welcome Welcome to Day 13 of the 30 Days of Warm Ups and Movement Prep. Today we will be working on shoulder mobility and pull...