One of the most common injuries that plagues weightlifters of all levels is rotator cuff problems. Strong rotator cuff muscles stabilize the shoulder joint and help to prevent injury. In the world of internally rotated shoulders due to computer use and overtraining of “pushing muscles” the rotator cuff externally rotates the shoulder joint. Each of the four muscles originate at various parts of the scapula, and insert on the humeral head. The four muscles of the rotator cuff are the Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis. An easy way to remember this is the acronym SITS. Follow up with the video below.
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