Downdog Shoulder Shrugs (aka Downdog for aerialists or handstand training)
Training Tips & Inspo • 41s
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 below! ✨
Up Next in Training Tips & Inspo
Injury Prevention - *External Rotatio...
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 ...
Top 3 core exercises to improve your ...
These three exercises will help you to a better and controlled compression (bringing your legs towards your chest), better coordination and will help you maintain your core strength!
1. Leg lifts - isometric hold
- press your extended leg against your hands, don't move, just press.
- keep upper ...
Hollowing vs. Drawing in
Different core engagement demonstrated.
Hollowing: Pelvis tucked, core engaged & drawing in -- there is a change in the spine.
Drawing in: Spine stays neutral, core engagement only moves belly towards the spine.