Best Shoulder Warmup

The BEST shoulder warm-up exercise and why! Your shoulders may be stiff…but they certainly don’t have to be! So take a couple of minutes to warm up your shoulders with four of my favorite PVC pipe exercises which can also be done with a broomstick at home.

Why is this important? Your day to day lifestyle forces you to round forward over the steering wheel, phone, keyboard, and computer screen. Your upper back (thoracic spine) and shoulders lose the all-important range of motion and fluidity of movement required to run upright, to rotate smoothly, not to mention to safely and effectively load, lift, hang, swing, and carry.

In this video done for Reebok, I share with you my four FAVORITE shoulder exercises that I use daily to improve shoulder range of motion, posture, arm swing, AND ultimately run technique.

Achy, stiff, cranky shoulders? Adding these exercises into your running program or your daily routine will make a huge difference in getting them back to health!
Hope you enjoy!

 

Nate

So my shoulder warmup exercises:

1 round each of:

20 regular shoulder passes

Shoulder warm up exercises

20 reverse hand shoulder passes

How to warm up shoulders

10 “around the worlds” each side

Upper body warm up exercise

10 x 2-3″ holds external rotation

Best warm up for running