fsrc shoulder stability Archives - Shoulder Rehab & Performance

The World’s Most Difficult Rotator Cuff Exercise?

There are a lot of great rotator cuff exercises ... from those that isolate the subscapularis to the ones that require complete shoulder girdle involvement.  You're only limited by your imagination and have a wide variety of rotator cuff exercises to choose from. The "real" question is ... Which rotator cuff exercise do YOU need? Dan Blewett, from Warbird Training Academy specializes in developing pitchers and has devised a great … [Read more...]

My Pushups Are Better Than Yours

Now, that's a bold title ... and really meant to grab your attention. Are my pushups better than yours? Maybe .. maybe not, but the main reason I like this kind of suspension pushup is the because they really force you to stabilize your shoulders.  Let me explain ... When performing the "normal" suspension pushup, the weight of your body pushes down on the straps.  This in turn forces the straps to "squeeze" your elbows.  This is good … [Read more...]

Example of Shoulder Strength, Control and Finesse

Man ... I love all the creative people on the internet.  It doesn't matter what your niche  ... Goggles for Dogs to Custom Fortune Cookies to Shoulder Rehab and Performance (that last one is us) ... there's someone out there pushing the envelope. Here's one of the guys creating a tremendous shoulder strength and control exercise.  First ... get an 8 lb sledgehammer and  then balance a delicate cup of coffee on top of the sledgehammer.  After … [Read more...]

Arm Bar with the Rotator Cuff Slosh Pipe

The arm bar, performed with either a dumbbell or kettlebell is great for developing shoulder stability.  I've been doing arm bars for a while and finally got around to giving it a try with my Rotater Cuff Slosh Pipe.  Here's what you need to know: the weight is no problem - only 12 lbs. the water in the pipe is constantly moving ... forcing me to constantly adjust rotating my wrist changes the direction of the dynamic force and requires … [Read more...]

Shoulder Notes: From Frozen Shoulder to Shoulder Strength

Shoulder Notes is a series of posts that high-lite various articles, videos and blog posts that contain helpful and current information about your shoulder health and performance. Frozen Shoulder – What’s the 411? (photo courtesy of Joe Shlabotnik) Lauran Neergaard an AP medical writer has written an article entitled “Early Care Helps Frozen Shoulder” in which she illustrates some of the mysteries surrounding frozen shoulder. Why … [Read more...]