Installment #2: Why Everyone Should…

While I firmly believe in individualization and program design built around injury history, movement limitations, and experience level, there are certain things I feel the entire population (athlete or adult) can benefit from doing (and doing so safely).┬áThis week’s installment will look at one of the major exercises/lifts that I contribute to my full recovery from ACL reconstructive surgery, ranks high on the badassery scale, … Continue reading Installment #2: Why Everyone Should…

The Posterior Cuff Conundrum

The Posterior Cuff/Capsule as it’s commonly called, refers to the posterior component of the rotator cuff which consists of the teres minor and infraspinatus muscles. It is an area of the body that often times gets ‘junked up’ and causes a myriad of issues that affect shoulder health. If present, PC tightness affects normal range of motion, causes the humeral head to migrate forward, results … Continue reading The Posterior Cuff Conundrum

Exercise of the Week: Progressing the Pot Stir

Pot stirs are one of the best exercises for increasing anterior core strength and core stability. I know I don’t have to preach about how crunches and sit ups are the worst things for you, because that has already occurred all over the web. It’s unfortunate so many people still perform crunches and sit ups however, given how much research support there is regarding the … Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Progressing the Pot Stir