Powell Raise : Improving Scapular Stability

May 2016

The Powell Raise from the floor is a great exercise for strengthening the rhomboids (major and minor) and improving scapular (shoulder blade) stability. Strong rhomboids provide a stable “platform” to press from and the also initiate the pull in row and chin-up exercises. Weak rhomboids, along with inadequate strength in the rotator cuff and trapezius muscles, can lead…

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Strongman Training. Better than CrossFit ?

May 2016

Looking for a new box? Ready to take your training routine to the next level? Athletic Strength Institute Strongman Training utilizes strongman movements to develop the body’s different energy systems resulting in a stronger and leaner physique. Strongman training is ideal for those who like to train hard and push themselves to their physical limits;…

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External Rotation with Arm Abducted

May 2016

  The Dumbbell External Rotation – Arm Abducted In Front is a great exercise for strengthening the rotator cuff muscles and improving shoulder stability. A weak rotator cuff along with inadequate strength in the scapular stabilizers can lead to altered shoulder function and poor shoulder stability. Proper set up is the most important part of…

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