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Why Shoulder Injury Prevention Programs Are Failing

With the competitive baseball season now officially underway, it's a safe bet that many athletes are looking to keep their bodies healthy so they ...

Exercise of the Week: TRX Flutters

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

Prevent Shoulder Impingement With Shoulder Press Variations

During their careers, lifters and throwing athletes can fall victim to shoulder injuries. The most common is shoulder impingement syndrome, which ...

3 Essential Rotator Cuff Stretches for Throwing Athletes

If you play an overhead sport like baseball or tennis, you are at an increased risk for a rotator cuff injury. Repetitive high levels of force can w...

Baseball and Softball Pitchers: Protect Your Shoulders With This In-Season Mini-Workout

If you are a baseball or softball pitcher, you are automatically at risk for a shoulder injury. The explosive and repetitive nature of throwing wi...

6 Best Rotator Cuff Exercises For Young Baseball Players

One of the biggest problems I see in young baseball players is a lack of rotator cuff strength, which can leave their shoulders more susceptible to ...

How to Fix Golf Swing Muscle Imbalances

It's common to try to carry training programs over from one sport to another. A golfer's skills are similar to a pitcher's in some respects: the nee...

Tommy John Surgery: Myths, Stressors, Prevention

Tommy John surgery was once considered a pitchers' worst nightmare. The operation is the upper body  equivalent of an ACL reconstruction. Previo...

The Athlete's Trouble Spots: Knees and Shoulders

Whether it's a car a computer or a relationship, everything has a breaking point. Our bodies are no different. We can get shut down by an acute inju...

Basics of Shoulder Injury Prevention and Rehab

The shoulder is the most mobile, yet most vulnerable joint in the body. It relies on muscles and connective tissue for support in order to achieve...

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