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Browsing All Posts filed under »Elbow Pain«

Training the biceps when you have shoulder problems

January 9, 2015

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A theme on this site throughout the years has been the need to train the upper body overhead. Especially for those with shoulder (and or neck) issues. I’ve covered the rationale behind this thoroughly in: A progression to lifting your arms overhead pain free Musings on scapular winging: Anatomy (muscular and nerve), causes and exercise considerations 3 […]

A day with Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains

October 8, 2013

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I recently went to a conference where Tom Myers of Anatomy Trains was presenting. I’ve written about him in my posts on tennis elbow, the importance of direction in manual therapy, stretching the IT band and hamstrings. I listened to him for 7 hours, so, I took a ton of notes. – Background This was not a personal training / physical therapy / […]

The remote client process

June 20, 2013

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This and all posts are always up to date. I’m always accepting new clients and try to never have a wait list of more than a week. If it’s ever longer than that, it will be posted on the site.  – One of the emails I write the most is detailing the remote client process. […]

How many reps and sets to correct muscular imbalances?

June 20, 2013

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Before delving in, do not come away from this post thinking it’s as simple as “I need to work my glutes, X amount of sets and reps is optimal, that’s all I need to do in order to correct my imbalance.” That approach completely ignores what exercise you’re doing, your form, how much stimulus one […]

My list of injuries with some stories to go along

January 22, 2013

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Last year I went on a vacation with some buddies and it was the first time we saw one another since turning 25. I remember talking to my friend Murph about this. Murph played high school football with me; he’s someone who was with me during many of these injuries. Me “How do you feel […]

Arm positioning during the plank exercise

November 15, 2012

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The plank is used as a core exercise. It’s a nice way of training the abdominals to prevent lumbar extension. Ala don’t do this: I actually also like to use the plank as a shoulder mobility exercise. Let me explain. Without going into too much detail, two common issues for those with shoulder pain / movement issues are: […]

Curing Tennis Elbow: How to finally get rid of your nagging elbow pain

May 17, 2012

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 Curing Tennis Elbow Get rid of your nagging elbow pain. No shots, no pills. Learn the proper way to move your arm, the right exercises, and be out of pain in 8 weeks or less. Imagine being able to lift your coffee mug, pick up your purse or suitcase, all without that sharp pain on […]

What causes tennis elbow? And Curing Tennis Elbow: How to finally get rid of your nagging elbow pain

May 17, 2012

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The following is from my book Curing Tennis Elbow: How to finally get rid of your nagging elbow pain. To get the book click here:  . What is tennis elbow, what are the symptoms, and how do you know if you have it This is covered ad nauseam on the internet, and if you’re reading this […]