Posts Tagged with "upward rotation"
Strong Traps, Healthy Shoulders
A funny thing happens whenever I inform someone (namely, guys) they need to hit their upper traps more. The immediately go into Bane mode: Visions of heavy barbell shrugs, breaking Batman’s back, and walking around asking people “do you feel in charge?” run rampant. It’s all well and good, I have nothing against shrugs. I… Read more
Exercises You Should Be Doing: Barbell Overhead Shrug
One of the main bullet points I hit on last weekend while in London was that many of the same movement distortions and predictable postural imbalances we see in overhead athletes manifest themselves in the general fitness population as well. Specially, when we take someone with a extensive history of lifting heavy things – a… Read more