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coaching strength training

Shoulder injuries suck!

I’ve been battling with mine for the past couple of years. First, it was the left shoulder and now that it’s healed my right shoulder developed some minor muscle tears due to high-volume kettlebell training. I honestly don’t think it was the exercise or form (both were highly effective, I know because I videoed myself […]

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coaching strength training

Protect your shoulders while training your chest

In my experience, almost all chest training will involve a significant amount of shoulder/rotator cuffs/delts. It’s almost unavoidable to not engage those muscles, despite your best efforts to isolate your pecs. Think of your favorite upper-body exercises — bench press, incline press, overhead press, cable crossovers or the dumbbell variants. They all engage your shoulders […]