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I've been lifting for several years and my shoulders always feel great. My answer is anecdotal, but my habits are based on listening to smart coaches. I do a 1:1 mix of standing overhead press and bench presses. My primary pushing movement is the overhead press, and I don't let my bench get out-of-control strong without training my shoulders. Everything is ...


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If it hurts, don't do it. Here's document on treating your rotator cuffs http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2484936/ But again, if it hurts you, don't do it. Benching with a barbell and dips commonly hurt people's shoulders. If you don't need to do those lifts, switch to exercises that don't hurt. Dumbbell benches, presses, etc. are more often ...


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You honestly don't look that inflexible to me. It was a long video but I don't think I saw any front squats in the rack position which is really the weight lifting move that requires the most flexibility. I've heard of folks getting shoulder injuries actually from them being too loose (i.e. too much stretching), but I don't have any data to back that up. ...


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I got an answer in the facebook group of Aalto Fitness (sport organisation in Aalto University). An answerer recommended the the video in Finnish after point 17.00 here (Finnish) and other answer pointed out the problem "Venytystä liikkeessä vastustavat hauis, etuolkapää ja rintalihas" (trans. "stretching movement is blocked by bicep, front shoulder muscle ...


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First, there's no way for any of us to diagnose what's wrong. However, as someone who has had a surgical repair of the rotator cuff, I might be able to provide some insight into what you're experiencing. The rotator cuff is a somewhat complicated bundle of four muscles, tendons and ligaments, of which any one, can be injured. And, I don't think performing ...


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Rotator cuff weaknesses do not translate into fatigue and low reaction speed. You might be confusing terms. If you feel your arms react slowly and your shoulders feel fatigued too early, you are talking about the big muscles that raise and move your arms: rear, lateral and front deltoid in your shoulders, lats and other back muscles and so on. Those big ...


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I collect here examples how top professionals are doing things -- to get inspired :D Top professionals Rafael Nadal's warmup: forearms, shoulder cuff and arms here



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