Downdog Shoulder Shrugs (aka Downdog for aerialists or handstand training)
Downdog is by far - one of my favorite postures out of Yoga! Try shifting your focus to the shoulders in this version! Perfect balance for all the Aerialists hanging & pulling all day and for handstand beginners to build up the shoulder strength and alignment for handstands! Leave any questions b...
Injury Prevention - *External Rotation* & overhead progressions for aerialists
Activation of the muscles in the external rotation of the shoulder joint is a crucial component of shoulder stability. The rotator cuff centers the head of the humerus in the joint and therefore maintains optimal movement possibilities. It's important for every athlete working with the arms, but ...
Improve Your Shoulder Girdle Strength & Posture with these 3 Exercises (warm up)
Perfect as a warmup for an aerial session as well. #prehab #shouldergirdle #shoulderwarmup
1. 𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗶-𝗙𝗹𝘆 (60sec x 3 as a warm-up)
one version with arms in 90°, and one in 45° abduction
2. 𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗽𝘂𝗹𝗮 𝗧𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲𝗽𝘀 𝗦𝗾𝘂𝗲𝗲𝘇𝗲 (60sec x 3)
! Chin to the chest, Ribs in, the head needs to be able to ...
Improve your Backbend & Posture with these thoracic spine mobilizing exercises
Why do we need an open/mobile spine? Besides doing cool-looking backbends the thoracic spine is the anchor of the ribs. The ribcage is the anchor of the shoulder blade. The shoulder blade is the anchor of the humerus (upper arm bone). So the thoracic spine is the base we're building our arm movem...
The perfect exercise to train your inversions: Eccentric lower downs.
Besides helping you to master an inversion, this exercise will give you the possibility to step back and work on your form to correct sloppy execution like microbending, for example.
Improve your hanging performance and core intelligence: Hollow Body Leg Lifts
This exercise is a must for beginner athletes and those coming back to training after injury. This exercise strengthens the core functionally and leaves you with a good technique and prepared for more difficult tricks.
A hollow body position in hanging is crucial to maintain the integrity of the...