Light exercise tubing in full range of motion flexion patterns can be a great restorative shoulder routine. We have used this routine for years to help people improve shoulder function while decreasing shoulder pain. Focus on restoring structure first–not the “fitness” or working out.
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A great restorative exercise series we have used for years to increase shoulder health. Five simple exercises with very light dumbbells or equivalent. Even arm weight alone with these specific patterns have helped people gently and efficiently. Directions: Use very light DBs like 1-5 pounds. Perform 6-8 reps of each of the five exercises. Do…… More
The long staff is a great tool for shoulder mobility and restoration when used slowly with control in pain-free ranges of motion. Three exercise drills are taught with one long staff. We use a long staff by WoodenSwords.com. We are also using a new “neurokinetic” staff tool called a SmartFlex for other staff drills for…… More
Out of respect for our elders, we want to offer this simple tutorial video to help elderly people or those with some level of disability to more efficiently stand from a seated position. The idea is to maintain dignity and control while standing and sitting–and to keep moving! *For added security if there is not…… More
Calisthenics: (cal·is·then·ics) “Beautiful Strength” This is our mini-documentary on The Lean Berets “BAR-B-Q” concept where we encourage others to host and help others with family fitness fun through hosting their own calisthenics and fitness socials. The bar is symbolic on many levels–reach for it. Special thanks to Lean Beret and professional videographer Doug Orchard from…… More
Our friends at Evil Munky Enterprises are building some great portable monkey bars! Check them out and set up at a park near you…CAUTION-they attract children like bees on honey, so prepare. Get Strong. Get Evil. Get your Munky ON!!!
We have something on our hands that is wrong on multiple levels folks. Let’s break this down into elements and first address the supplement rep. If you randomly walk into an establishment and flop a bag of bunk supplements on a counter, you best know exactly what they are, what they do, how to take…… More
Our friends from BarStarzz showed up for our Lean Berets BAR-B-Q event last week and posted a great summary video of their own. Thanks guys! We really like what the BarStarrz are doing to promote fitness and calisthenics and especially to children. Keep up the good work–we’ll see y’all @/ON the bar! Special thanks to…… More
Despite being one of the most popular protein powders on the market, Muscle Milk Protein Powder was no match for our Firing Squad due to its list of artificial ingredients. A healthier product option is always recommended in our Firing Squads–in this example, it is Biochem Sports Whey Protein.
Here’s one of the video summaries of our recent “BAR-B-Q” Calisthenics & Fitness party. Thanks again everyone…USA STRONG! *Our friends @ BarStarrz also posted their own BAR-B-Q summary video which is really fun! Thanks for supporting BarStarrz!