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How is she aligning the hips?

She doesn't know what she's talking about. The hips do not interface with any socket, rather they each contain a socket, so it makes no sense to try to describe the hips as moving relative to their ...
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Squats preventing shoulder impingement healing?

I'm not a doctor and can't diagnose medical stuff, go see an actual doctor / physio, etc, etc, etc. Consider that a disclaimer, this is all my opinion. Have a look at your grip width. If you're ...
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How to increase rotator cuff activation on pull-up?(Weighted Pull-Up or Bodyweight Pull-Up)

Scapular Pull Ups Full Video Right to Demo I'd take a look at this just to clean up everything: 7 Dumbest Pull-Up Mistakes Sabotaging Your Back Growth! STOP DOING THESE! Last thing. I'm not sure ...
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How to increase rotator cuff activation on pull-up?(Weighted Pull-Up or Bodyweight Pull-Up)

Do sternum pull ups on rings, when you are at the top portion you have to lift your legs up, straight like in a front lever then externally rotate your shoulders like in a pull apart or a "no money" ...
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Rotator Cuff Training

Isolation training for your RO Cuff (in a non-rehab setting) is inefficient and unnecessary as it's already activated during more complex exercises. You're body moves as a unit and muscles never act ...
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Rotator Cuff Training

I think that "warming up rotator cuff muscle before weight lifting and workout" is good.But if you work out a lot rotator cuffs then you are exhausting your rotator cuffs and rotator cuffs can't ...
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Rotator Cuff Exercise in The Context Of A 5 Day Workout

As others have said, it would be a good idea to seek the advice of a physical therapist, in case it is more serious than you think. With that said, I have shoulder impingement in both of my shoulders ...
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Proper setup for the Exernal Rotation Press Exercise

Jeremy Either (the guy in the pictures) isn't the most knowleable and trustworthy when it comes to human anatomy, but to his excuse when people talk about the rotator cuff they only mention it in two ...
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What exercises are good for improving shoulder posture?

It’s been suggested that I must strengthen my rotator cuffs to achieve this. Is that right? No. It's a super common misconception that "rounded" shoulders are caused by weak rotator cuffs, ...
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Proper setup for the Exernal Rotation Press Exercise

Your rotator cuffs stabilises your head of humerus in the glenoid cavity. When doing that exercise, all the RCs got to work to make sure the head of humerus is centred in the socket. There needs to be ...
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Do pendlay rows require the same adjustments as bench presses to avoid shoulder impingement?

No, there is a fundamental difference between the Pendlay row and the bent-over barbell row. Neither of which, if you execute proper form, put your shoulders in a position to impinge. The Pendlay ...
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What is this part of my shoulder called?

You need to figure this out for yourself by looking at a picture. Each individual part of the shoulder joint is too small for that red dot to give any indication of what/where the problem is.
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Strengthening rotator cuffs - other muscles taking over?

Like mentioned above, you may want to try a lower weight and work on “feeling” the muscles working. Which shoulder external rotation are you doing? The one where your elbow is beside your body or ...
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Unable to cross stretch and link hands from behind the back

The first thing to recognise is that our mobility in this exercise is governed by two distinct movements: the overhead reach behind the neck, and the underhand reach behind the back. And our mobility ...
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