Scapular Rhythm, Posture, and Shoulder Health

Relevant Anatomy and Scapular movement The shoulder complex is comprised of the scapula, clavicle, and the humerus. The glenohumeral joint, AC joint, and their associated musculature all work together to create movement in the shoulder complex. The shoulder is attached to the torso by acromioclavicular joint and it’s ligaments, while the serratus anterior and subscapularis …

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What does it mean to be strong?

Websters defines Strength as, “The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment.” When we first begin training it is pretty common for us to …

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The Case Against Motivation

“Extrinsic goals such as financial success, appearance, and popularity/fame have been specifically contrasted with intrinsic goals such as community, close relationships, and personal growth, with the former more likely associated with lower wellness and greater ill-being.” – Self Determination Theory researchers E.L. Deci and R.M. Ryan  Motivation has become a hot button word in the commercial fitness market. We are …

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