Update: Here is a Spreadsheet that generates your complete SS Routine including the warm-up sets. Found this Starting Strength Warm-Up Calculator Spreadsheet.Of course it’s not just applicable to Starting Strength, but for every lifting workout. Instructions1) Follow the link.2) Select the “File” button in the left hand corner.3) From the drop-down menu select “Copy spreadsheet.”4) Click “OK” […]
Smitty from the Diesel Crew shares his favorite shoulder exercise. The Banded Scarecrow “It activates, mobilizes, stabilizes and makes you feel amazing. The only way this movement could be better is if you substituted the band with bacon Activates: external rotators (infraspinatus, teres Minor), low traps, rhomboids, posterior delts Mobilizes: pecs, shouldersDynamic Stability: humeroscapular rhythm […]
Steve Cotter has a nice joint mobility routine with some interesting moves.
Here are some more Shoulder Warm-Up exercises. Perform 2 rounds of the following: 15 reps Arm cross swings 25 reps rubber band pulls 15 reps of Ws Ys Ts on a exercise ball 25 reps of band pulls 15 wall extensions (aka stick ups) 15 reps push up variations
This shoulder warm-up is part of every workout I do. “Shoulder Warm Up Routine with Elastic Rubber Bands” The routine is inspired by the “Warm-Up and Preparation DVD feat. Jordan Jovtchev” (click here for a review) I place this routine directly after the joint preparation mobility drills I do (joint rotations etc.) It consists of […]
A DVD about warming up? That sounds kind of boring, right? That was my first thought when I discovered the “Warm-Up and Preparation feat. Jordan Jovtchev DVD” over a year ago. However, I decided to pick up a copy, because I look at it like this: Even if there is only one exercise or method […]