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Rotator Cuff

The Best Exercise For Strengthening Your Shoulders

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Not only is the press perfectly safe for the shoulders -- as evidenced by the fact that shoulder injuries are the least-common injuries for Olympic weightlifters who use the barbell overhead -- but the correctly performed press is the best exercise for keeping shoulders strong.

CrossFitters: Why I Haven't Taught You to Kip (PHOTOS)

Matt Crabtree | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports
Matt Crabtree

The body is amazingly tough at handling abuse. But do something a hundred times, do it regularly, do it when you are tired, when your shoulders are already sore... something is going to give. Something. Is going. To give.

The Small But Often-Forgotten Protector: The Rotator Cuff

Michael Zazzali | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

One of the things that amazes me most is how neglected this vital region of our body is exercised and understood. When I go to the gym rarely do I see someone training the all-important rotator cuff (RTC) group or its synergists -- the scapular rotator/stabilizer group.