021019 Getting flexible and staying there

021019 Getting flexible and staying there If you are over 40 years old, you have no doubt started to experience a certain amount of inflexibility. Inflexibility begins to creep up starting at about age 40. This happens because the tissues surrounding your joints start to get a little bit thicker and your muscles start becoming … Continue reading 021019 Getting flexible and staying there

180919 The pendulum rotator cuff exercise

180919 The pendulum rotator cuff exercise https://videopress.com/v/ft4hyFmk The pendulum shoulder exercise The four rotator cuff muscles are part of a complex group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. These four muscles include the Supraspinatus muscle, the Infraspinatus muscle, Teres minor muscle, and the Subscapularis muscle, sometimes referred to as the SITS muscles, … Continue reading 180919 The pendulum rotator cuff exercise

140819 Maintaining range of motion

140819 Maintaining range of motion Strength training and stretching go hand in hand towards increasingly better fitness levels. A loss of flexibility brings with it a loss of functionality in daily living activities as well as in the weight room. Stretching is not meant to hurt-unless you are in the active stages of recovering from … Continue reading 140819 Maintaining range of motion

020619 Introduction to flexibility

020619 Introduction to flexibility Flexibility means being able to move the major joints of your body, such as your shoulders, arms, back, legs, and ankles in an easy fluid manner. This ability of the joints to easily move within their normal range of motion allows you to put on your socks in the morning without … Continue reading 020619 Introduction to flexibility