Shoulder Mobility for CrossFit Athletes: 3 Essentials to Enhance Performance and Reduce Injury Risk
What is Shoulder Mobility and Why is it Important for Functional Fitness?
Shoulder mobility is an important aspect of CrossFit/functional fitness training, as it allows athletes to perform a variety of exercises with proper form and technique. It also helps to reduce the risk of injury while performing these exercises. Shoulder mobility is the ability to move your shoulders in all directions with control, stability and range of motion. This includes being able to move your arms in circles, reach overhead, and behind your back. By improving shoulder mobility, fitness athletes can increase their performance, reduce the risk of injury and improve their overall quality of life.
The Benefits of Improved Shoulder Mobility During CrossFit Training
CrossFit is an intense physical training program that requires a great deal of shoulder mobility and strength. Improved shoulder mobility can help athletes maximize their performance in CrossFit training, as it can help them move more efficiently and safely. By increasing shoulder mobility, athletes can reduce the risk of injury and improve their overall performance in CrossFit exercises. Below, we will discuss the benefits of improved shoulder mobility during CrossFit training and provide tips on how to increase it.
3 Essential Exercises to Improve Your Shoulder Mobility
If you're looking for an effective way to improve your shoulder mobility, then you've come to the right place. In this article, we will be discussing three essential exercises that can help increase your range of motion and reduce pain in your shoulders. These exercises are designed to target specific muscles and joints in order to strengthen them and improve their flexibility. So if you're ready, let's get started!
1) Shoulder Overhead Band Opener - click on the video to watch
2) External Rotation with PVC Pipe - click on the video to watch
3) Reach and Roll for Thoracic Mobility - click on the video to watch
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