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The Importance of Training the Shoulder

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  • with my problems with my sholder i think they can help me regain some of my motion in my shoulder . it was fulled with information . thank you very much . - 5/17/2015 9:15:44 AM
  • Thanks for sharing - 9/26/2013 7:02:26 AM
  • I would love to work my shoulders more, I know we do some of these things in the group fitness class that I go to, but I am not sure whether or not we are covering all bases. - 9/18/2013 6:04:55 AM
  • when i froze my left shoulder then 2 yrs later had to have shoulder surgerty on right shoulder in theropy they would have my upper chert with my chin resting on a swiss ball then with dumbells doing flying L's just be carefull not to go to high or use too heavey of a dumbell. - 5/16/2013 10:05:16 AM
  • Having had a frozen shoulder, I can praise these exercises - but, please check with your doctor if you are having any pain because doing these wrong can really do some damage. - 4/30/2013 2:05:59 PM
  • I would love to try this but they say I need my right shoulder replace and I also have pain in my left one too. So is this good for me. - 4/30/2013 9:01:31 AM
  • This corroborates what my OT friend has been saying all along. I used to swim a couple hours a week and I began to have some mild shoulder pain, and when I started to mix it up with some kickboxing, the pain went away. Whatever I was doing with the KB, it was supporting my RTs enough. - 3/26/2013 10:11:06 AM
  • I have been struggling with left shoulder pain for almost 2 years now - I found the explanation to excersice above very tough to visualize and would sincerely appreciate a video demonstration. thanks so much - 10/6/2012 4:12:08 PM
  • What if your shoulder hurts? Can you still do exercise? My left one is hurting and I'm afraid it might get worse. - 7/13/2010 5:16:34 AM
  • This is a start. What I really need is something like a "Couch to 5k" program for my shoulders. - 6/26/2010 8:57:57 AM
  • Good information. I've had trouble with shoulders and neck for the last few years. As I've gotten back into strength training, I've tried to focus on safely building those areas to avoid future problems. I've saved this article and would also like to see demonstrations of these exercises. - 6/25/2010 8:22:39 AM
  • This is timely. I have worked in insurance all my life and we get a lot of rotator cuff injuries just because people are not aware of this information. I really appreciate your bringing this to everyone's attention!! - 3/27/2010 7:15:20 AM
    For someone who overuses her shoulder this is helpful so that I may keep myself strong. - 2/6/2010 9:46:26 AM
  • Joe, This is a great article: very informative and to the point. Thank you! - 11/1/2009 8:53:52 PM
    This article was fascinating to me. I am small boned and sometimes have issues with my elbow joints. I had no idea that the shoulders are the most unstable joint in the body. After reading this piece, I will be more mindful of that area as well. Thank you! - 9/18/2009 10:58:00 PM

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