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Headstand to Help a Shoulder Injury

Headstand to Help a Shoulder Injury
The way TFS works is what happens during correct placement of the forearms and shoulder blades. The yoga based exercise, which takes only a couple of minutes, trains the subscapularis muscle to take over for the injured supraspinatus muscle in the rotator cuff. Though the rotator cuff has not healed, symptoms usually almost completely disappear and do not return. Read more about it in this article:   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/loren-fishman-md/yoga-for-rotator-cuff-injury_b_916728.html

Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast

slow-road
Brett-Tom
Carlos-Clean
"Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast." This quote, with a background in the US Army, is often cited in the training world as well as in the execution of tactical operations.  The gist of the quote is, if you rush a movement, task or operation, then you will likely take a longer route to the desired outcome.  Rushing results in fumbling and imprecise actions which will delay the success of your mission.   Taking the time to be precise, make more economical movements, and make wise evaluations about how to proceed will result in a more effective and quick outcome.  Simply put - Don't rush! I think the application for of this concept as a training method can be more profound.  It can really be the difference between mastery and amateur efforts.  I have applied...
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