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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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I started weightlifting more seriously and now my shoulders are popping

I'll try to address the paragraphs individually, as there is quite a bit to cover. Both shoulders do it, but the right one does it much more readily and frequently. This is normal. We're not as ...
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Why do I get a sharp pain in my shoulder when I do pike push-ups?

Go to therapist / doctor. If you don't want - try tests like this one - to identify your problem. Then read/watch/find out how to fix the problem. Usually doctor is much better option - like that two ...
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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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Is there such a thing as having weak shoulder internal rotators?

Had the same problem, fixed it with arm wrestling here and there with my friends, about whenever I meet them. No one ever has strong internal rotators, at least what most people intended as internal ...
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Does supinated-grip press carry less risk of shoulder impingement than the press?

No. Neither variation carries any risk of shoulder impingement. Shoulder impingement is associated with end-range rotation, and is classified into internal or external shoulder impingement, depending ...
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What shoulder muscles do side-planks work?

The rotator cuff muscles are important in shoulder movements and in maintaining glenohumeral joint (shoulder joint) stability.[4] These muscles arise from the scapula and connect to the head of the ...
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What shoulder muscles do side-planks work?

I'd question the claim that side-planks are good for shoulder stability. There are some stability demands of the side-plank, but they're pretty minimal and unlikely to really put a significant ...
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Muscle imbalance at latissimus dorsi

I had a similar issue with lat pull downs. My right bicep was stronger than my left, so my left lat did the heavy lifting paired with my right arm. I'm fairly new to gym but I've been training with ...
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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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