In this video, I wanted to go through a great safe exercise for the rotator cuff. This is an excellent exercise that challenges the rotator cuff in a safe way.
When it comes to the rotator cuff exercises, you have to be very cautious and specific in order to recover from a rotator cuff injury and to avoid a rotator cuff injury or to prevent re-irritating a rotator cuff injury.
Great Safe Exercise for the Rotator Cuff
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Grab a dumbbell, start off with a light weight until you can get the technique right. You can start loading it up and then getting heavier and heavier. This exercise is called the Farmer’s Carry.
You carry a dumbbell on one hand. You will set your shoulders so you will bring the shoulder blades in an angle and tighten those muscles around your shoulder blade. You start walking in a smooth controlled manner while still maintaining that position. You are making the shoulder blades tight and active. With this exercise, you are activating the scapular stabilization muscles or those shoulder blade muscles which are very important in recovering and preventing a rotator cuff injury.
Give that exercise a go! If you have an old rotator cuff injury, recovering from an injury in your rotator cuff, or you are worried about injuring your rotator cuff, the Farmer’s Carry is a good safe exercise.
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Rick Kaselj, MS