Best Chest and Triceps Exercises Upper Pec Mean Mid Pulley Crossover, Band Push Up, JC Band PressPeak DB Incline Press, Guillotine Press, JC Band Press Mid Pec Mean DB Bench Press, Floor Press, FlyPeak Guillotine Press, DB Bench Press, Fly Lower Pec Mean Weighted Dip, Blast Strap Push Up, Guillotine PressPeak Guillotine Press, Fly, Weighted […]
Kelley Starrett on improving the front rack position by working on the triceps and the tendon it attaches to. Simply roll back and forth on the triceps tendon and loosen up the tissue. Also Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness.
Glenn Pendlay has two Upper Body Flexibility Exercises for Olympic Weightlifters (see the Lower Body Stretches for Weightlifters here). Update: Added YouTube video below. Shoulder Dislocates Starting Position First are the classic Shoulder Dislocates (or Pass Throughs) with PVC pipes or broomsticks. These are a great exercise in order to get you ready to catching the […]
Joey Smith shares 10 easy effective shoulder prehab/rehab warm-up exercises. seated dumbbell extensions (cuban press) push ups (scapular retraction / protraction) front band pull aparts front band raise broomstick swings (rotation) dynamic blackburns (lyling Y press) T- bar scapular retraction band shoulder stretch shoulder horn cuban press smith plex (band flaps)
Another fine shoulder mobility wod by Kelly Starrett. Tool: lacrosse ball First, attack the pec minor and subclavius by leaning against a wall / door frame and create movement. Second, attack the rear delts by lying on your back and internally / externally rotating your arm over the ball. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness.
Kelly Starrett has a nice shoulder mobility WOD to improve internal rotation. First he shows a little shoulder internal rotation assesment test – the “hand lift of” test. First thing he does at his clinic when he sees athletes missing internal rotation is focusing on the anterior delts. first. MWOD 5 minutes per side lying on […]
Kelly Starret and Carl Paoli talk about the concept of load ordering. I like the comparison of squatting with dipping when it comes to loading and getting into a good position with external rotation. Part1 Part 2
Over at T Nation Todd Bumgardner goes over some points you might want to consider before starting heavy overhead presses. Before you start shoulder pressing we need to assess a few things: Excessive internal rotation at restScapular anterior tiltScapular winging. Shoulder Flexion Test Scapular Wall Slide checking T-Spine Extension Exercises to address shoulder problems Glenohumeral joint […]