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Shoulder External Rotation Exercises

Shoulder External Rotation Exercises

You’ve probably seen people doing external rotation exercises as part of their warm up before sports, activities or heavy exercises that involve the shoulder.  They are often used as a treatment to shoulder impingement and generally prescribed by a Physiotherapist or other health professional.  Being scared to re-injure the shoulder, most people utilize them in their warm up even after the injury has resolved. Shoulder impingement is an extremely common condition of the shoulder and one that I often see in…

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Crossfit, safer than we think

Crossfit, safer than we think

This is not a discussion about the benefits of CrossFit.  In fact you would be hard pressed to call me a CrossFitter.  I have only participated in a small handful of classes since its mainstream introduction.  This sport is not something that I regularly participate in or is it something I generally advocate to others.  This makes it a strange topic for me to discuss.  However, I do see it as another form of exercise to help individuals achieve their…

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