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Why pull ups feel ok on your shoulder but overhead pressing doesn’t

September 19, 2016

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From an email, “Firstly, thanks for making such thorough content. Keep it up! (Including the cursing) To the Point: In a person with irritable shoulders (aggravated with some versions of overhead pressing), why are lat pulls and assisted pull-ups typically pain free? Details and Thoughts you can skip if you want: As a trainer, I’ve […]

Improving external rotation range of motion after shoulder surgery

June 20, 2016

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An old client of mine hit me up again after having some shoulder issues. They had dislocated their shoulder three times. The most recent was from a trampoline incident in April of 2015. In May 2015 they had a Latarjet procedure. Video with some fantastic opera music if interested: -> By the way, a good […]

Making pull ups and burpees more shoulder and lower back friendly

May 23, 2016

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I previously profiled a client in Examples of posture indicating movement. That client was having some upper back issues. They had some good lower back extension going on, as well as an upper back rounding forward. This was prevalent during other activities, like a plank exercise: Being younger helps, but this client also picks things up […]

Tired of Searching? Click Here To Change Your Movement Now

March 25, 2016

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You can click to find out more about each product. All purchases have refund guarantee and direct customer support, from me; not a machine. (Sorry, no soothing hold music.) After buying something, if needed you can reply to the confirmation email to ask a question. None of that annoying “Do Not Reply” or “noreply@WeDontCareAboutYou.com” stuff. Data […]

An example of correcting scapular winging in one minute

February 24, 2016

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My girlfriend and I started playing tennis recently. She has an extensive throwing background due to pitching at Oklahoma. Partially due to this, she has to be careful about her throwing arm sometimes. (Lot of mileage on that arm.) Playing tennis is one of those times. We were playing for almost two hours and things were going […]

Looking at a few stronger clients

November 13, 2015

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It’s been a while since I’ve showcased what some people I work with can do. Here is Malte, who lives in Germany, front squatting 110kg (242lbs), and doing so deep! – Next, overhead pressing 72.5kg (160lbs): – One of my favorite things with Malte is these are videos from within the last month, but I haven’t […]

Examples of posture indicating movement

November 4, 2015

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While I think posture is a factor to look at, I’ve seen some obsess over it. Where they expect everyone to stand perfectly upright and symmetrical. Trying to iron out every little flaw. Posture is really just a window into how someone moves. Not a definitive window, but a likely one. If your upper back is hunched while […]

Fitness for human spaceflight- minimizing mass (size is money)

October 14, 2015

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Preface I think space is awesome. I think going to Mars is awesome. I think it’s also important. I’m not going to make an argument why, but you can see one here. A problem for human spaceflight is countering the negative impacts of moving in an environment where gravity is less than Earth’s. This is the […]