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

September 19, 2016


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 […]

Recovery modalities: What’s worthwhile? Along with some massage discussion.

February 2, 2015


This was originally going to be part of a mailbag, but it’s a longer discussion than I like to put in there, so I made it its own post. It fits with the mailbag mantra though: this is (lightly edited) email conversation. By its nature it’s not as thorough or complete as a regular post. I […]