Shoulder Blade Articles

Return to main Shoulder Blade page

Bent-Over Row Video Challenge: 4 Mistakes That Wreck Your Spine

Every athlete loves a challenge, so here it is. Test your lifting IQ by trying to identify the four common form mistakes hidden in this video...

Why You Should Do Lower Trap Exercises

You Should be Doing Lower Trap Raises By Bryan Krahn, CSCS How little trap exercises no one talks about can save your shoulder and extend your lifting...

Rotator Cuff Exercises (and More) for Pitchers

Almost half of pitchers report shoulder or elbow pain that limits participation at some point in their career. Many of these throwing injuries may be...

Why Baseball Players Shouldn't Bench Press

There are more than a few sacred cows in the strength and conditioning realm - one of which being the bench press is staple in most - if not all -...

Design Your Own Off-Season Baseball Throwing Program

        Many baseball coaches and players are looking for the perfect off-season baseball throwing program. They want an easy to follow, easy to read,...

5 Exercises for Training the Rotator Cuff

One of the biggest misconceptions about training the rotator cuff is the use of bands to help improve recovery and stabilization of the cuff. In...

Shoulder Rehab Exercises to Get You Back in the Game

Tweaked your shoulder during practice, in a game or in the weight room? Shoulder injuries can include severe tears, painful separations and disloc...

Why You Should Ditch the Bench Press

As an athlete, you shouldn't train like other guys in the gym. Oftentimes, exercises may make you look good but are a waste of time when it comes ...

4 Ways to Take Care of Your Throwing Arm

Over the course of a baseball season, a player's throwing arm is placed under a tremendous amount of stress. Approximately 70 percent of high school...

Prevent Shoulder Impingement With Shoulder Press Variations

During their careers, lifters and throwing athletes can fall victim to shoulder injuries. The most common is shoulder impingement syndrome, which ...