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Most triathletes and swimmers are out of luck with all the gyms, pools and lakes closed to swimming these days due to the Shelter in Place mandate.There will be other races. So let’s not dwell on the things that are out of our hands. Why not work on strengthening and lengthening your body with pilates workout? This is an exercise from pilates matwork called “Swimming”. It works your back, shoulders and butt all at the same time! Can you keep your hands and feet e...
Posted on 2020-07-14
We believe that movement should start from the core or the center of your body 1st. So this is a great exercise for BOTH your shoulders and your core! The Single arm plank or push up!Doing this on the floor is very challenging to do correctly (go to @ironptmom ‘s page to see that version). In this video, she’s demonstrating an easier and more accessible version using @trxtraining strapDoing a one arm plank makes you want to rotate your body so your abs have to turn on to ...
Posted on 2020-04-29
Here’s a Test for your Shoulders! Maybe you’re coming off a shoulder injury and wanna go back to lifting weights overhead , doing pull ups, snatches, military press etc. and you’re not sure you’re ready?Or maybe you just wanna see how your shoulder mobility stacks up?Or maybe you’re in the middle of shoulder rehab, working with a physical therapist and you wanna see how close your left and right shoulders are in terms of symmetry?Test it! Does it hur...
Posted on 2020-03-30
Does your shoulder hurt when you swim faster or increase your distance?Do you have pain or trouble doing full pushups overhead snatches, presses or pullups?Can’t take your or bra on/off without wincing or making a face?SO many people have shoulder pain and get diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear or tendinitis and wonder if they need to have surgery. What is the infamous rotator cuff? Check out this video of @ironptmom explaining where these 4 muscles are and what they do. V...
Posted on 2020-02-08
Do your shoulders hurt when you try to workout?Do you have trouble doing push ups?Did you go to PT but were only given theraband exercises to strengthen your rotator cuff?Have you been diagnosed with shoulder impingement and avoiding exercise, bench pressing or lifting weights overhead?Then check this out! This video is an exercise we use for shoulder rehab. Caution: It May NOT be appropriate for you! @ironptmom is demonstrating the crooked arm bar and pressing a 26lb Kettlebell...
Posted on 2020-01-21
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