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How Shoulder Injuries Occur During Kipping Pull-ups and Muscle-ups

I’m a strong believer in understanding how injuries occur before we just start blindly applying a rehabilitation program. Think about it, how do we expect to get someone out of pain and back to

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Causes of Pain in the Front of the Shoulder When Pressing and How to Fix It

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we talk about one of the biggest issues we see on a regular basis, shoulder pain. Shoulder pain can be a major limiter when training

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The 4 Pillars of Building Overhead Strength

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we get to chatting about one of the biggest goals of our athletes, building strength overhead. In this video we go over: Why

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What is The Best Overhead Position in the Snatch?

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. In this episode we bring in our good friend Mike Cerbus. Mike is one of the head olympic weightlifting coaches at power monkey fitness (where

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How to Vary Bench Press Implements for Healthy Pressing

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. This week we about some of our favorite modifications for the bench press. These modifications are really helpful for dealing with specific pain

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Breaking Down the Dip (Mobility, Performance, Shoulder Pain)

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. This week we take a look into one of my favorite exercises, the dip. Dips are a very important motion for carry-over to ring muscle-ups and can

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Is CrossFit (TM) Causing Shoulder Injuries?

CrossFit can get a bad name for causing injuries. As stated in previous posts, CrossFit actually doesn’t cause any more injury then other forms of recreational exercise. I’m not against CrossFit

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4 Easy Ways to Modify Bench Press and Overhead Press in Athletes With Shoulder Pain

I’ve been dealing with shoulder pain off and on since I was 17 years old.  It all started when I fell head first with my arms overhead after a failed pole-vault attempt.  That ended in a torn labrum. 

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5 Great Exercises for Strong and Resilient Shoulders

I’ve written a pretty ridiculous amount about shoulder health in the past. Today’s I’m sharing 5 of my favorite exercises for shoulder health. When it comes to keeping our shoulders

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5 Pro Tips For Reducing Shoulder Pain During Bench Press

As athletes we’re going to encounter pain and injuries from time to time.  It’s just part of the game and it’s going to happen if you end up training for long enough.  I get it, injuries

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Keys to Fix and Prevent Shoulder Pain

There really is no single thing that's important for rehabilitating from and preventing shoulder injuries.  I made a quick video describing 6 keys that need to be in place to rehabilitate from

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How Bench Press, Dips and Push-ups Cause Shoulder Pain

Unfortunately, if you've been performing bench press, dips or push-ups for long enough chances are you've experienced some sort of shoulder pain.  Trouble is, these are great movements.  If

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