For a solid decade plus while I lived in Japan, I was pretty serious about Judo, training with the Osaka police team.
I loved competing, but I had to quit after my right shoulder got torn out of its socket twice. Since then, I take my shoulder health very seriously, and I’m happy to say my shoulder is in great shape.
Here’s how (details below):
Wanna hear more about how I got injured and details from my recovery? Leave a comment on the Instagram post, and if enough people seem interested, I’ll post more about it.
Here’s the Highlights:
- Exercises only work if you actually do them, and nobody wants to do boring exercises.
- Closed-chain movement allow you to control the load on your shoulder joint and apply pressure from various angles.
- Multi-planar exercises build ROM and control in transitional movements, which is where injuries are most likely to happen.
- Locomotion is more interesting than band work and doesn’t require any equipment.
More on Using Locomotion for Shoulder Prehab and Injury-PreventionA few things you’ll learn:
- My favorite exercises for bulletproofing my shoulders (despite a history of severe damage)
- Details on scaling and implementing the exercises shown above
- The program I recommend for everyone who’s concerned with avoiding injury