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Doing THIS is Wrecking Your Shoulders – Episode 401

Shoulder pain is very common in almost everyone who lifts. But it doesn't have to be that way. There's a smarter way to train. You only get one set of shoulders so it's a good idea not to wreck them. continue reading.

How to Combat Anxiety, Training Around Shoulder Pain, The Best Diet Tip Ever – Episode 307

In this episode of Renegade Radio I’m rocking the mic solo and answering your questions. Everyone has at least some anxiety some of the time about something. And that can be crippling. It can compromise your health and really hold you back. So you have to do whatever you can to combat it. I address my # 1 tip on how to do so, in the most foolproof manner. I also tackle a bunch of other topics you guys had questions about. This is a hot one. Don’t sleep! Scroll down for show notes:… continue reading.

Do You Have to Train Heavy?

Frank K. is a 48-year-old guy who messaged me about Thursday’s email. He told me that he had some nagging injuries from his years playing football. Because of that, he couldn’t lift heavy if he wanted to. I told him I didn’t want him to. When I say you have to get stronger people often misconstrue what I mean. I don’t intend for you train like a powerlifter. The last thing I would recommend is ultra-heavy low rep sets. Especially a workout full of them, like some of the popular… continue reading.

27 Tips for Healthier Shoulders- Part 3

IF you missed the first two parts of this post check them out at the links below- Part 1 Part 2 On to part 3… 20) Do Dips on Gymnastics Rings Instead of Parallel Bars- Unlike the bars which keep you in more of a fixed plane, the rings allow you to move naturally and you can work around the pain. If I could only do one upper body pressing exercise to build and strengthen the chest, shoulders and triceps this would probably be it. That’s not to say that dips on parallel… continue reading.

27 Tips for Healthier Shoulders- Part 1

I’ve spent the last two and a half decades pounding the shit out of my shoulders. While that sucks for me it’s actually good news for you. Why, you ask? Because when you’ve torn traps, rotator cuffs and labrums you develop a pretty keen interest in avoiding shoulder injuries. You also develop a pretty good MacGyver instinct about how to work around them. And today I’m going to share some of that information with the Renegade Army. Here is a list of 27 tips that will help you keep your shoulders strong and healthy. 1) Do YTWL’s as a… continue reading.