Rotator Cuff Strengthening is so important to build strong shoulders. The shoulder is an extremely important joint and provides us with almost 360 degree movement in multiple directions. Without the available movement of the shoulder, we would have difficulty with basic everyday activities such as driving, washing our hair or hanging up the washing.
Basically anything we do with our hands and arms require the movement of the shoulder. Since the shoulder has such a large range of motion, the ball and socket of the joint has a small contact area. Without the muscles and ligaments around it, the shoulder is quite an unstable joint. So in order for it to stay in position while moving, it relies heavily on the rotator cuff muscles. [Read more…]