Tag: Teres Minor

  • Test Your Posture: Part 3

    The last post of this three part series will cover your shoulder complex and upper body positioning.  I will discuss the three common postural distortions observed in my clients, and recommend flexibility and strengthening exercises to combat these asymmetries, or muscle imbalances.  Arms Fall Forward Overactive (tight) Muscles Latissimus Dorsi: O –  T7-T12, Iliac Crest (pelvis), Thoracolumbar […]

  • No More Rounded Shoulders – It’s Time to Improve Your Posture!

    Upper Crossed Syndrome is characterized by rounding one’s shoulders and drawing his/her head forward, which creates increased cervical extension and scapular protraction and elevation (pulling apart and raising one’s shoulders).  With the rise in technology, this syndrome is becoming increasingly common in today’s workplace.  The longer an individual sits at a desk in front of a […]

  • Get Bigger, Bolder Shoulders with this Shoulder Strengthening Circuit!

    Here’s how to get bigger, bolder shoulders! An added benefit to performing shoulder exercises is becoming less injury prone.  Our shoulder muscles are important muscles to strengthen because these muscles are responsible for stabilizing this joint during all shoulder movements (flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, and internal and external rotation).  Strong shoulder muscles help prevent shoulder dislocation […]