I don't think too many of the people around these parts are looking for the type of over-the-top back like the image above, but what we can agree is that healthy shoulders are a definite bonus. If you're having shoulder issues, thanks partially to your ergonomics or general sedentary desk life, it might be time to address to address your upper back and shoulders, specifically the scapular stabilizers. Here are five exercises from T-Nation that help build a better back for bracing, strengthen the shoulder girdle and improve posture:
1. Moving Blackburns
3. The "No Money"
4. Chain Y-T-Ls
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Positive thoughts people!
Shore up these weak links and improve activation, balance and coordination.
Keep those shoulders strong and pain-free.
Regain your athletic edge with these five simple movements