Shoulders American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2020

Smart Moves for Strong Shoulders

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio
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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. With so much of life happening at the front of the body (driving a car, typing on a computer and even doing many exercises, such as pushup and bench press), a lot of people have ...
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Joint Hypermobility: The Shoulder

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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Everyone is quick to talk about “tightness.” The calves are tight; the hip flexors are tight; the low-back is tight; the shoulders and the neck are tight. It’s true that many people are tight and restricted, but what about those that have too much ...
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Shoulder Function: Enhancing Scapular Stabilization

Thomas F. West, PhD, LAT, ATC 0
Our upper extremity is designed around our hands, our primary tool in manipulating objects in our environment. To this end, the shoulder complex provides the upper extremity with a wide range of motion, allowing us to position our hands in front of, ...
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Shoulders American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Summer 2016

How to Prevent Swimmer's Shoulder

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
  Originally appeared in the 2016 summer issue of American Fitness Magazine. Shoulder pain is the most common complaint among swimmers, both competitive and recreational, with prevalence ranging from 40 to 91%.1 This is partly due to the repetitive ...
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Fitness Shoulders

Preventing shoulder and rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 2)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries related to the rotator cuff are common issues within the general population and among athletes. This article will provide you with background knowledge and practical suggestions on how to prevent or improve conditions ...
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CES Shoulders Sports Performance

How to prevent rotator cuff injuries through corrective exercise programming (Part 1)

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions within the general population and among athletes. Approximately 75 to 80% of these are caused by conditions related to the rotator cuff (1). The rotator cuff consists of four ...
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The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 0
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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Shoulder Pain Prevention

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Is shoulder pain stopping you from playing your favorite sport or achieving your personal fitness goals?
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