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Develop Shoulder Stability for Swimming With the Arm Bar

Swimming fitness is a broad versatile term. Not only is swimming great for cardiovascular capacity, but also, since swimming is low impact, it's per...

Train Your Gluteus Medius for Strong and Healthy Knees

The knee is the body's most poorly designed joint and the one most susceptible to injury. In the U.S. alone, over one million knee surgeries are p...

Exercises to Reduce Shoulder Pain and Prevent Injury

One of the most overlooked areas in strength training is the rotator cuff. An unstable and weak rotator leads to poor range of motion, tightness a...

Get Stronger: Upper-Body Strength

Upper-body strength through the arms, shoulders, back, chest and traps is crucial for athletes. Large muscle groups like the pecs, lats and delts...

3 Tips for Working Out With Bad Shoulders

For many athletes, constant hitting, throwing and pushing leads to shoulder injuries and chronic pain. If you're dealing with shoulder issues, it's ...

Building Strong and Mobile Shoulders, Part 3: Stability Training

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we provided a self test to measure your shoulder health and a strength workout. We now cover stability traini...

Three Shoulder Exercises to Add to Your Upper-Body Training

Regardless of their sport, athletes rely on strong shoulders to throw, hit, catch, rebound, shoot or tackle, so training this powerful muscle is r...

End Your Bench Press Plateau

Whether you're training for sport or recreation, a plateau in your Bench Press progression is never welcome. Increasing your intensity or switchin...

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 3: Upper Back and Shoulders

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 1 covered the feet and calves; Part 2 moved up the chain to the legs and hips. We now conclude with the final ...

How to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy, Part 3: Rotator Cuff Strength

In Parts 1 and 2 of our series on How to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy, we discussed the importance of improving mid-back (thoracic spine) mobility ...

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