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I'd say, yes, certainly, broader muscle group exercise can be negatively impacted by weak stabilizers. I injured my shoulder reaching for a volleyball swing years ago, and assumed it was a rotator cuff injury. After a couple years of not being able to fully throw a ball or spike a volleyball, I saw a physical therapist, who identified it as scapular ...


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Even if you don't care about explosive power, large compound lifts recruit and build a lot of muscle mass. You should use them to build a solid base and then build off that. However, I can't say I've ever had a muscle pump from high-pulls, deadlifts, or cleans in the same way that I have with, say, bicep curls; if that's what you mean by "bodybuilding ...


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