Posts Tagged with "scapular stability"
Here’s a hint: It’s not dorsiflexion, diastasis, disc herniation, or density set. And it’s also not deload, DOMS, or dorsal talonavicular ligament. <– say that three times fast. Nope, the most dubious “D” word I’m referring to and the word I wish more fitness professionals would use LESS is… …dysfunction. Stop It. Stop It Right… Read more
I’m heading out to Kansas City today for The Fitness Summit. My boy, Shane McLean, was kind enough to send along this stellar article extolling the merits of “reaching” and how it can help make your shoulders not hate you. Enjoy! Reaching: The Underrated Key to Key to Shoulder Health When you’ve lifted weights for… Read more
Anyone who’s spent any significant time in the weight room knows how vulnerable the shoulders are to injury. This isn’t to downplay other areas of the body prone to nefariousness like the lower back or knees. Let’s be clear: those deserve some shade thrown their way too. Rather, it’s just to point out that, for… Read more
What’s up everyone!? I enjoyed a nice, relaxing, extended Labor Day weekend, hence the reason why I didn’t post anything yesterday. Did you miss me? I didn’t think so….;o) But in case you’re wondering, I was able to catch up on some reading over the past few days and in addition, did what every other… Read more
If you ask me there are only a handful of things in this world that people seemingly can’t get enough of: 1. Cowbell 2. Twilight (I’m still trying to figure this one out). 3. And in the strength and conditioning realm: horizontal rowing. The first two are obviously pop culture references (if you haven’t watched… Read more
Sometimes as coaches and trainers we need to take a step back and really think about why we do things. Why do we prescribe “x” exercise? What purpose does it serve? How will it help any given client become bigger, faster, stronger, or more sexifed? Not only that, why for “x” number of sets and… Read more