6 Exercises You May Be Doing Wrong-Causing Shoulder Pain

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6 Exercise You May Be Doing Wrong...

Causing You Shoulder Pain or Injury

Bench Press

Incorrect (moving arms above shoulder level)

Incorrect (flaring elbows past 45 degrees)

Chest Fly

Incorrect (flattening elbows)

Incorrect (moving arms above shoulder level)

Lat Pulldown

Incorrect (pulling weight behind head)

Triceps Extension

Incorrect (flaring elbows)

Incorrect (lifting weights directly to side)

Shoulder Raise

For further details on how to master proper form and prevent injury when lifting weighs, please refer to

Weight Training Without Injury: Over 350 Step-by-Step Pictures Including What Not to Do!,

a full-color manual that illustrates incorrect vs. correct technique for trainers, professionals, intermediates, and novices by Fred Stellabotte and Rachel Straub, MS, CSCS.