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Rotator Cuff Exercise to strengthen your shoulders and prevent shoulder injuries

March 19, 2012
Rotator Cuff Exercise. Michael Gonzalez-Wallace shows how to strengthen the rotator cuff

Rotator Cuff Exercise. Michael Gonzalez-Wallace shows how to strengthen the rotator cuff. Exercise from Body Smart- Photo from Beth Bischoff

To see a description of the exercise click here Body Smart. Check out the previous edition of Body Smart! here you can read their last week edition FOR FREE check it out  here 
The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles. Who doesn’t know someone with a rotator cuff injury? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder. However is one of the most complicated joints in our body since over 2,000,000 Americans in 2008 visited a doctor for rotator cuff injuries. These individual muscles stabilize the shoulder to allow motion, movement and stability.
Michael Gonzalez-Wallace explains shoulder anatomy and how you can strengthen this important joint-Image from wikipedia

Michael Gonzalez-Wallace explains shoulder anatomy and how you can strengthen this important joint-Image from wikipedia

While many athletes are prone to shoulder injuries, this joint injury it is affecting the general population representing a really important joint to strengthen the earlier the better. That is why I wanted to propose this exercise to strengthen this important joint in your body.
Description of Michael Gonzalez-Wallace’s Rotator Cuff Exercise

From a standing position. Pick two dumbbells and bend your elbow forming a 90 degree angle and place both elbows at each side of the waist then move both arms backwards To see a full description of this exercise click here Body Smart

Check out the previous edition of Body Smart! here you can read their last week edition FOR FREE check it out  here 

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