Too Much Traps, Hand Health, and Arthritis – Movement Debrief Episode 92

Movement Debrief Episode 92 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me.

Here is the set list:

  • Why do some people have too much trap and neck tension while they reach?
  • How do I cue reaching without using the neck
  • What are some key components of hand health?
  • What are the different hand positions one should be able to achieve?
  • What different grips should one be able to perform?
  • What are some good ways to improve hand health?
  • What is arthritis?
  • Does arthritis correlate with pain?
  • What treatments are useful for arthritis?

If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook They air every Wednesday at 8:30pm CST. Enjoy!

and the audio version:  

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