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Band Resisted Horizontal Abduction with a Press

A New Exercise for Shoulder, Scapula, and Core Control

Here is an exercise that works shoulder, scapula, & core control. I’m a fan of exercises that promote strength & stability in one exercise.

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Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

A thorough assessment of the shoulder must look at the posture and dynamic mobility of both the shoulder and scapula. More importantly, we need to assess the interaction between the shoulder and scapula and not look at the two in isolation.

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Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body

Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body

My latest educational program with Eric Cressey, Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body, is now available!

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MLB pitching injuries

5 Reasons Why There Are So Many MLB Tommy John Injuries

The baseball season is only a few weeks old and we’ve already seen an impressive amount of MLB pitchers need Tommy John surgery. This pace could lead to a record breaking amount of injured pitchers. While many have speculated about the causes of this rise, I wanted to share my perspective as someone that has worked with healthy and injured players from Little League to Major League Baseball. Here are 5 reasons why there are so many MLB Tommy John injuries.

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true hip flexor stretch

The True Hip Flexor Stretch

The hip flexor stretch has become a very popular stretch in the fitness and sports performance world, and rightly so considering how many people live their lives in anterior pelvic tilt. However, this seems to be one of those stretches that I see a lot of people either performing incorrectly or too aggressively.

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5 Common Stretches We Probably Shouldnt Be Doing

5 Common Stretches We Probably Shouldn’t Be Using

This month’s Inner Circle webinar was on 5 Common Stretches We Probably Shouldn’t Be Using. Don’t get me wrong, I do perform stretches with people, but I think we often over utilize them as well. Here are 5 stretches that are pretty common, why I think we overuse them, and what to do about it.

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youth acl injuries

Expert Advice on Youth ACL Injuries

Expert orthopedic surgeons from the AOSSM share their advice on youth ACL injuries.

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Poor scapular position

Is Resting Scapular Position Important?

Based on our current understanding of scapular posture, it is hard to place a lot of emphasis on static posture as it does not appear to be reliable, valid, correlate to injury, or correlate to poor movement patterns.

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