The shoulder part VIII – The ”X”

This exercise is another one of my favourites for building better and stronger posture. While pulling the arms back it's extra important to keep the stately posture and add the active pull of the ribs down as not to overwork the upper back and push your ribcage out instead of working the shoulder muscles. As you're... Continue Reading →

Shoulder part VI – plank

Yes, there's a plank we can use for shoulder stability, it's all about what you focus on in the movement. This exercise is another that helps me keep the head of the upper arm centralised in the joint. In this specific plank, I want you to focus and start the movement of the rotation in... Continue Reading →

Shoulder part II – Diagonal pulls

Diagonal pulls is an exercise where you work the extensor chain of the shoulder. Because of the stabilising work for the shoulder depressors in this combined extension, abduction and external rotation, you can work the arm to around or slightly above 90° angle with less risk of gliding the head of the upper arm upward... Continue Reading →

Shoulder part I – Intro

Imbalances around joints is not that easy to explain, however detailed I try to explain it in writing. I have previously attempted a couple of times to explain it in a blog, but I've given up trying to write about it. So this time I've made a video that is about 7 minutes long explaining... Continue Reading →

Välj din omgivning

Denna vinter har burit med sig en hel del utmaningar. Förutom sedvanliga sjukdomar och det konstanta mörkret så bjuds man förstås på livets vanliga onödiga överraskningar som jag önskar jag kunde få slippa ibland. Kanske känns dessa utmaningar alltid tyngre under vintern då omgivningarna inte direkt ger någon energi. Min lösning i såna här tuffa... Continue Reading →

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