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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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The Best Manual Techniques to Improve Overhead Mobility

Shoulder mobility is going to be very important for all exercises performed overhead.  If you want to be performing movements like push jerks, snatches and pull-ups properly then you’ll want to

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Shoulder Impingement Part 7: Stages of Rehabilitation

Updated November 2017 If this is the first time you’ve read been reading this article series I recommend going back to part 1 and starting there.  A lot of the topics build on top of each other.  I

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Shoulder Impingement Part 6: Do You Have Shoulder Impingement?

Updated November 2017 If this is the first time you’ve read been reading this article series I recommend going back to part 1 and starting there.  A lot of the topics build on top of each other.

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Shoulder Impingement: Part 5 – How Posture and Breathing Effects Shoulder Impingement

I can’t believe we’re already up to 5 parts on this topic!  In case you missed it. Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 Part 4 Do you guys remember upper crossed syndrome from Part 3?  For

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