The shoulder as we know it is one of the most complex joints in the human body. The shoulder joint is placed where the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade) like a ball and socket. Because it is a complex joint there is a significant amount of instability, and to bring in stability there is need for exercise. Here we see the advantage of exercising with kettlebells, and how it can bring in the desired strength and stability.
There are four exercises which not only help optimize the shoulder joint in cases of injury but also help you push heavy weights safely. The rotator cuff muscles are made of Subscapularis, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, & Teres minor. Exercising these muscles is crucial as they injure easily. You can also practice passive exercises, including internal and external rotation of the shoulder joint and also incorporate isometric movements.
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