This past weekend we were very fortunate to host Michael Cantrell and the Postural Restoration Institute for their Postural Respiration Course. This was my 8th PRI course, including sitting for their PRT certification earlier in the year, and it really cleared up a lot for me and gave me some different tools to use. That said, I always leave these courses with a slightly larger notes file and A LOT more to think about, which means my brain is mush right now. In the future, I’ll write about some of the bigger take homes from this course and more about how I’m applying it with our athletes. That said, I’m in no condition to write coherently today!
Fortunately, my friend Eric Cressey just released a free video (minutes ago!) outlining how individual shoulder positioning will influence exercise selection and performance. As you may already know, Eric trains a lot of high level baseball players and has helped a lot of athletes and lifters get freakishly strong without compromising their shoulder health. In short, when it comes to shoulders, when he speaks, I listen.
The “Shoulder Guy”
I had a chance to check out this video yesterday and think it’s great for a few reasons:
In all seriousness, the video is well done and provides some great strategies that are easy to implement. Check it out at the link below:
Click here to watch the FREE video >> Upper Body Exercise Variations
Eric told me he has a few other videos coming this week that identify ways you can individualize your training to make it more effective for you. I’m looking forward to checking them out, as I’m sure you are. Stay tuned!
To your success,
P.S. We use these exercise variations with almost all of our athletes. Make sure you don’t miss a great opportunity to learn for FREE from one of the best in the industry! Upper Body Exercise Variations
Please enter your first name and email below to sign up for my FREE Athletic Development and Hockey Training Newsletter!
Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.