Exercise Hacks Ep. 3 – Hand support


Exercise Hacks Ep. 3 – Hand support. When it comes to creating ideal scapular stabilization during hand supported exercise, how well someone loads hand or supports from their hand will directly impact their shoulder. By creating a stable hand the scapular stabilizers can work more efficiently at holding your shoulder blade in the proper position during exercise. This can be true of push-ups, hand walks or plank variations that involve support from the hands. Poor hand loading is often a reason for poor scapular stabilization, shoulder pain and poor shoulder function. They will feed each other. The trick becomes connecting the awareness of proper and support with improved scapular stabilization and how all that will connect with your core. You have to connect the dots if you want your body's function to improve. Give these tips a go! #shoulders #armday #yoga #plank #exercise #fitness #dns #shoulderpain #gallagherperformance

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In this video, we discuss the proper way to create ideal hand support during exercises which require you to have contact with the ground. When it comes to creating ideal scapular stabilization during hand supported exercise, how well someone loads the hand or supports from the hand will directly impact their shoulder.

By creating a stable hand, the scapular stabilizers can work more efficiently at holding your shoulder blade in the proper position during exercise. This applies to exercises such as push-ups, plank variations, hand walks or row variations that involve support from the hands.

Poor hand loading is often a reason for poor scapular stabilization, shoulder pain and poor shoulder function. Learn to properly load the hand and make improvement.

Some key points discussed in this video:

  • What proper hand loading looks and feels like. More importantly what improper hand loading looks and feels like.
  • How to create an awareness of proper hand loading and make sure you are maintaining it during your exercises.
  • How the hand and elbow positioning will influence your shoulder positioning. This is important as the position of these joints can destabilize the shoulder if they aren’t position correctly.

Thanks for watching and as always, let us know your questions or comments.

More related reading:

Finding a Solution to Your Shoulder Pain

Exercise Hacks Ep. 2 – Scapular Upward Rotation

Exercise Hacks Ep. 1 – The Dumbbell Row

 

 

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