3 Moves That Will Help Prevent Painful Shoulder Impingements
Shoulder injuries are common and can sideline you for months. Here are simple ways to avoid them altogether

September 5, 2016

Shoulder impingement is a common injury that can make it difficult—and painful—to perform a range of exercises from the overhead shoulder press to the bench press to reverse flys.

In other words, it’s something you’d rather avoid.

Strengthening your shoulders’ rotator cuffs can help avoid impingements.

In the video above, watch as Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., demonstrates three simple exercises you can do with a mini band to strengthen your rotator cuffs and prevent impingement from slowing you down.