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4 Yoga Push-Up Variations

4 Yoga Push-Up Variations

In today’s post CDSF coaches Dan Jones and Mike Sirani go over four yoga push-up variations that will help you improve your overhead shoulder mobility and stability. The yoga push-up is a great exercise to train scapular upward rotation and keep shoulders healthy in overhead athletes and lifters but can be difficult to progress when they become too easy. 

4 Exercises to Improve Overhead Shoulder Stability

4 Exercises to Improve Overhead Shoulder Stability

In today's post CDSF coaches Dan Jones and Mike Sirani go over four upper body exercises that will help you improve your overhead shoulder stability and keep your shoulders healthy during periods of higher volume and intensity upper body training. 

Does It Make a Difference If You Front Squat vs. Back Squat

Does It Make a Difference If You Front Squat vs. Back Squat

In it CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones show you the implications loading a bar on your back vs front has on your spine and core position; and how that can impact how you squat, and where stress is placed during the exercise.

In-Season Baseball Training Band External Rotation

In-Season Baseball Training Band External Rotation

The band external rotation is one of the most commonly performed exercises by baseball players on the field and in the gym. It is also one of the most common incorrectly performed exercises.

In the video above I cover two frequently seen mistakes with this exercise and how to correct them in order to make the exercise much more effective.

What is Capital District Sport and Fitness?

What is Capital District Sport and Fitness?

It’s official. I’m moving back to Upstate New York and will be opening Capital District Sport and Fitness this spring. Creating CDSF has been many years in the works and is something I’ve envisioned since I first stepped into the weight room as a skinny high school freshman back in 2004. I truly believe the gym is one of the most powerful environments there is to promote change. What I used to think of as a place that exists solely to improve your aesthetics and strength now means much more to me.