The standing landmine shoulder press is a absolute BEAST for shoulder (P)Rehab for the following reasons: . 1) Many individuals with shoulder impingement will get their symptoms at the end range. With the landmine press, the glenohumeral joint is NEVER AT END RANGE and therefore should be...

The landmine RDL is a great way to develop the adequate balance and proprioceptive control to transition from a normal double leg RDL to a true single leg RDL. The single leg RDL (which we will cover tomorrow) is particularly challenging for many because of...

Meadow rows have become one of my favorite variations to incorporate into my #backday. The meadow row, unlike other row variations such as the dumbell row, has a starting shoulder position that is further away from your torso (in more abduction). This upwardly rotates the...

The peroneals are commonly found to be weak after an inversion ankle sprain. So you're wondering, what's some of the best (P)Rehab for an ankle sprain?? Peroneal strengthening!! The classic side steps, with a band around the knees, is great for #glutemed activation. However, by changing...

Passive shoulder range of motion is great, but what good is all the mobility in the world if you CAN'T USE IT or CONTROL IT? Use a PVC pipe and work on controlling your end range shoulder elevation. This exercise looks easy, but trust me it’s...

Shown in the video I demonstrate a hip thrust set up for those that can't get their hands on a fancy machine. I'm using normal gym club steps as I like adjusting the height to my preference, but a gym bench works as well. @bretcontreras1...

Chest day stuck in a rut? Haven't hit a new PR in a while? Well, it might be time to change up your pushs ups and add a little power component - a la the PLYOMETRIC PUSH UP. Start small - no boxes - and...

While much of the focus and attention in the rehab community is on the hip abductors (with good reason), we must not forget about the muscles on the other side of the hip - the hip adductors. Adductor strains are extremely common, and probably are...

A recent systematic review by Macadam et al in 2015 highlighted the cross over lateral step up exercise. They found that this exercise produced the highest GLUTEUS MAXIMUS EMG activity (103 +/- 63.6%) in their review. Some things to note in this exercise is that...

The diaphragm is a dome-shaped muscle that is between the lungs and your Ab’s. As you inhale this muscle will lower, leading to an expansion of the abdomen. As you exhale the diaphragm rises up, which will move your stomach back inward. Whenever you feel...

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