Two Must-Try Rotator Cuff Moves

Two Must-Try Rotator Cuff Moves

Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Injury Prevention, Shoulder Exercises for Women, Sports Medicine for Women, Training Tips for Women
Single-Arm Straight-Arm Band PulldownForm: Single-Arm Straight-Arm Band PulldownFour little muscles make up the rotator cuff that surrounds each scapula: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor on the posterior, and the subscapularis on the anterior. Though the prime movers for shoulder extension are actually the teres major and larger back muscles, the infraspinatus and teres minor help keep the head of the humerus in place as you move your arm down past your torso. Straight-arm pulldowns train this action without the assistance of your biceps and will give you killer definition on either side of your racer-back tank. Thanks for watching!Visit Website Anchor a resistance band at shoulder height or slightly above, and stand with your feet hip-width apart facing the anchor. Keep your knees slightly bent and your core engaged…
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4 Moves for Killer Tank-Top Arms

4 Moves for Killer Tank-Top Arms

Arm Workouts for Women, Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Shoulder Exercises for Women, Shoulder Workouts for Women, Training Tips for Women, Workouts For Women
As the weather begins to hint at sunshine and warmer temps, the realization that you will soon need to shed layers of clothing begins to set in. But are you ready to reveal your arms to the world? “It isn’t uncommon for winter weight gain to leave some women feeling discouraged or lacking confidence, especially when it comes to their upper body, as they transition from jackets to tank tops,” says Felicia Romero, a trainer and former fitness cover model who recently appeared on season 2 of Fit to Fat to Fit on Lifetime. “I tell my clients to set realistic goals and be consistent with nutrition and exercise plans to ensure they feel confident, sexy and like a knockout in whatever they want to wear this season.” Thanks for…
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7 Minimalist Shoulder Exercises to Get Jacked

7 Minimalist Shoulder Exercises to Get Jacked

Exercises by Bodypart for Women, Shoulder Exercises for Women, Training Tips for Women
Some of the hardest exercises I do in the gym (read: accessory work) require little to no equipment. Building a solid foundation makes other functional movements we perform every day easier and reduces risk of injury tenfold. Anytime you train, you’re teaching your body how to move. You’re reinforcing habits. Effective training relies on intensity and quality of movement. It doesn’t necessarily require all the bells and whistles of equipment. For jacked shoulders and a tight midline, give these moves a try: Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteShoulder TapA more advanced progression of the wall walk-up, this exercise requires you to feel comfortable being vertical against the wall. Try to keep your body stacked and everything tight as you shift the weight between each arm to tap your shoulders. With a little bit…
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