A strength training tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Matthew Ibrahim of Mobility101 & Boston PT & Wellness: "Getting air and creating tension in the bench press is a crucial component that cannot be overlooked. Lock down your breathing and tension strategies first and foremost. These are the foundational pieces".

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Matthew DiLallo of Performance and Wellness Chiropractic in Palm Beach Gardens, FL: "A fantastic and very difficult progression/variation to the serratus wall slide. This particular movement is a great activation for the lower trapezius. Great for shoulder rehab/prehab and working on your overhead position."

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Eric Lagoy, PT of Performance Physical Therapy in Hamden, CT: "This athlete has a history of low back pain associated with playing competitive volleyball. His overhead mobility is not great, as well as a fundamental stability/motor control dysfunction in his lumbar spine with forward bend.

A training tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Clinton Lee of Clinton Lee Physical Therapy in New York City: "The Kettlebell press + windmill is one Method to build shoulder strength and stability for the top arm while simultaneously working on core strength and trunk mobility.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Josh James of MSC Performance in the United Kingdom: "Hit up some Goblet Half Y for lower trap recruitment. Improve your scapular stability with this exercise and see your Jerk, snatch, and overhead movement improve.

A movement tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Matt Wiest, DC of Finishline Wellness in Savage, MN: "Shoulder saw in elbow plank to modified pike: A pretty good burner to mix into your core circuits. The best athletes are those who can maximize hip and thoracic controlled movement by building a strong stable core to work off of."

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Matthew DiLallo of Performance and Wellness Chiropractic in Palm Beach Gardens, FL: "The resistance that the mini band adds helps to cue greater serratus anterior recruitment/activation which results in upward rotation of the scapula providing greater stability to the shoulder in the overhead position.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Josh James of MSC Performance in the United Kingdom: "Looking to improve shoulder stability and strength? Try the kettlebell arm bar!"

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Matthew DiLallo of Performance and Wellness Chiropractic in Palm Beach Gardens, FL: "One of my favorite mobilizations and activations to work on the overhead position. It's a progression from the serratus wall slide exercise.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Dr. Jacob Harden, DC of Performance Sport Chiropractic in Lake Mary, FL: "Regress to improve overhead position. This progression of child's pose effectively stretches the lats and let's you work upper T-spine extension while eliminating any lumbar hyperextension. Progress by adding plates.

A movement & mobility tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Josh James of MSC Performance in the United Kingdom: "Add in scapular facilitation from a braced position 4-5 times a week for rehabilitation or as part of your warm up. This concept improves reflexive timing of the rotator cuff.

A training tip from ClinicalAthlete Provider Maurits Kool of Fysiotherapeut MK Performance Fysiotherapie in Holland: "Unilateral dumbbell Pendlay row! Teaching to use the lats during pulling mechanics and to retract the shoulder during the whole movement. This helps build some lats and mid thoracic strength as well as pulling with the right mechanics.