Updated: Nov 9, 2020
Please stop doing this! Fix your form! The shoulder consists of our body's most mobile and complex joint. The rotator cuff is made up of muscles and tendons that keep the head of your humerus (upper arm) in your shoulder socket. It plays a crucial role in raising and rotating your arm. Improper form, lack of strength, and overuse can cause pain and instability that affects your everyday life. These 2 simple modifications for shoulder exercises can prevent shoulder injury during:
1. Lateral deltoid raise
2. Front deltoid raise
In the video below you will see 2 extremely common mistakes that can unfortunately result in long-term rotator cuff damage. You will also be shown how to do these exercises properly. Make sure to stretch your shoulders daily to maintain mobility and range of motion.