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Arm positioning during the plank exercise

December 21, 2018

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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: […]

Technique, technique, technique

April 6, 2018

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Every exercise – or movement for that matter – you do is a chance to work on the pain you may be suffering from. Quick way to illustrate this point: Below is a video of a client doing a plank. This client has had on and off foot pain for the past year. Ok, so […]