Fix Rounded (Internally Rotated) Shoulders – Posture Hack

Here’s yet another technique showing you guys how to actively engage your shoulder muscles to improve your posture.

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Transcript:

Today I’m going to help you guys address a shoulder internal rotation. Do you have gorilla arms? I’m going to try and help you out with that.

By the way, I’m Naudi Aguilar of Functional Patterns, and this is going to be yet another very useful tutorial for you. We’re going to be using a feedback mechanism to help us address that internal rotation.

Now, it’s especially important to consider again, these active components when it comes to your training. When you’re doing all the myofascial release, all the release work of the pec, that does tend to promote an external rotation, but oftentimes when you’re doing that external rotation, you have to ask yourself, “Are the external rotators actually facilitating that or is that a compensated external rotation? Is that a compensated scapula retraction?” If it is, you’re going to have some problems.

What I’m going to try to do today is help you with that excessive internal rotation of the shoulder via the uses of this band. Very simply, all we’re going to do is take the right arm there, bring it all the way around the ribcage, underneath the armpit. Okay. I’m going to bring this arm right over, wrap it around like so until I eventually get this bad boy on my thumb. Actually, I’m going to probably wrap that around one more time. Again, you guys can, depending on how big your arms are … If you’re somebody who’s sporting a gun show, you’ll probably have to wrap it around less, but if you’re a guy like me who doesn’t have the biggest arms, you may have to wrap it around a few more times. But you guys can see right there, I have an internal rotation on my shoulder. All I have to do is say, “Okay, if this is internally rotating me, what do I do?”

I battle that, and now I have an active form of external humerus rotation and a great way to correct that dysfunction on your body. Okay? Pretty simple. Bring it on this shoulder, behind you, underneath the armpit, wrap the band this way, place it on the thumb, and you’re ready to rock.

I hope you guys enjoyed that video. Please share it with your friends. If you decide to post it on Instagram or social media, we would really appreciate a #FunctionalPatterns. There’s a lot of plagiarizing going on of Functional Pattern material. I’d like to keep sharing this with you guys, but this is my last straw, guys. After this, I may not share any more instructional videos because people don’t seem to be wanting to share the love and let people know where they’re getting their information from.

Like I said, it takes a great deal of testicular fortitude to deal with what I’ve had to do because I’ve been called crazy for the majority of my career. Now, it’s starting to come around the other way. I think people are recognizing the work of Functional Patterns privately, but they’re not doing it publicly, and if it’s not going to happen publicly, unfortunately, I will not be able to make these videos anymore.

I may downsize the company or figure something else out with my life, but this is pretty much going to be my last straw. I’m giving you guys great information, all I ask is that you guys, if you do share or if you do repost it on social media, you just type in #FunctionalPatterns or you tag @FunctionalPatterns to show that you’re tagging and that you’re trying to support this new movement in training that’s helping a lot of people, which is, at the end of the day, why I got into this in the first place. To help myself, and then to extend my fortunes to other people.

Any help that you guys give, I am really, really grateful for, and I will make sure that I reciprocate that with more instructional videos for you. Just like my humerus should posterolaterally reciprocate with my leg, I think we should reciprocate one another as human beings to ensure that we can keep this functional machine rolling.

Hope you’re all well. Take care. Bye.

2018-07-07T12:28:46+00:00

8 Comments

  1. stephen deighton April 5, 2018 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    I am a remedial massage therapist and a pt/self defense instructor and i have been following you for along time I and a lot of my colleagues believe you are 100% on the money I am saddened by your last comments

  2. snow baehr April 6, 2018 at 5:09 am - Reply

    I love you! You do great work.

  3. Karen Eaton April 8, 2018 at 4:38 am - Reply

    As a personal trainer and student in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at my local community college,I see a huge need for more functional training. I LOVE all your instructional videos! Your knowledge is much needed in today’s society! PLEASE do not stop sharing your videos!

  4. Pat James April 9, 2018 at 2:01 pm - Reply

    Naudi I have been practicing yoga for over 30 years and have followed your blogs for the last 2 years. Needles to say your advice and practical guidance has allowed me to explore and understand the movement of my body in a much deeper way. I have healed a rotar cuff injury following your advice and following your interview with Wim Hoff have introduced cold showering into my routine. I can now tell in the morning by my reaction to the cold how I am mentally. I live in Scotland but have family in Seattle and often wish I could combine a trip just to experience your teaching.
    Keep up the good work your a healer! The sceptical are bound to give you a hard time….they fear your knowledge and the ignorant often shout the loudest.

  5. milo auguste April 13, 2018 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    I have an active 11-year-old who has challenges keeping his hamstring loose. Do you recommend, or how can training be modified for his age.

    thanks!

  6. Jeff Carlson April 16, 2018 at 8:27 am - Reply

    So impressed with your work, I will certainly promote your pages to my clients and link you to whatever social media I use. I’ve been a physical therapist and trainer for the past 20 years and this IS the best medicine, hands down.

  7. Mike April 28, 2018 at 12:03 pm - Reply

    A friend passed me onto your work. The band exercises you propose and some of the techniques are pretty creative, definetly novel in design and most importantly effective. Thanks for the content and your time, definetly onto something with your work.

    -Mike Fave

  8. Gerold May 26, 2018 at 8:47 pm - Reply

    Thanks for all the advice.

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