40% of all individuals exhibiting shoulder pain will continue to struggle for at least a year. A majority of training programs DO NOT address potential muscular imbalances which negates proper preparation to handle the workload that is being presented. The less active an individual remains the less prepared the body is in taking on ANY activities resulting in an increased risk for injury. This program was designed to improve proper mechanics of the shoulder and increase strength to prepare the body for activities minimizing risk of strain or injury.
Recommendations: 3-4 exercises daily or every other day
Starting with 10 repetitions and increasing 5 reps every week (max out at 30-then add weight starting back at 10 reps)
Stretching: minimum 4x a week (daily is encouraged)
14 exercise demonstration videos
9 stretching demonstration videos
Equipment needed: Band. Can of soup or something light and hand sized.
Foam roller and dumbbells (optional, but not required)
*dumbbells beneficial for advancement