4 03, 2015

Pinchy Shoulder Pain?

By | March 4th, 2015|Crossfitters, Mobility, Shoulder Pain, Stability|Comments Off on Pinchy Shoulder Pain?

If you have shoulder pain or a pinching sensation with overhead movements, maybe your subscapularis is to blame. The subscapularis, which is an internal rotator of the shoulder, is an integral part of a functioning rotator cuff. However, this muscle often overlooked in favor of strengthening the external rotators of the shoulder. What is the Subscapularis? The [...]

12 02, 2014

Does your front rack suck??

By | February 12th, 2014|Crossfitters, Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Does your front rack suck??

Achieving a good front rack position is definitely a challenge for some people but reverting to crossing your arms over to hold the bar in front of you won't help. You need to understand why you may not be able to achieve the position and what you can do about it! What do I need [...]

28 08, 2013

Why Pec Minor can be a major pain

By | August 28th, 2013|Mobility, Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Why Pec Minor can be a major pain

The pectoralis minor muscle isn't one that is often discussed, probably because it is overshadowed by it's larger and more superficial (closer to the surface) friend, pectoralis major.  Pec major is that big muscle on the surface of the chest that is responsible for bench press type movements. Pec minor is the smaller muscle underneath [...]

1 07, 2013

Are you missing shoulder extension ROM?

By | July 1st, 2013|Mobility, Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Are you missing shoulder extension ROM?

Our shoulders are built for movement. The shoulder joint itself is a ball-and-socket joint, which allows movement in all directions. But, when someone has shoulder pain or injury, how much shoulder extension they have is usually overlooked because the majority of movements that affects the shoulder involve overhead actions. However, we need to investigate if [...]

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