Active shoulders refers to the act of tucking the shoulders up next to the ear during any movement that produces significant overhead load. This allows the movement to be performed more efficiently and safely(more load is able to be moved at less risk to the shoulder anatomy). [1]


  1. Greg Glassman (2005). The Lifting Shoulder. CrossFit Journal. Retrieved on 2009-03-06.

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