Forums General External Rotation & Front Squats Re: External Rotation & Front Squats


This thread is more than a year old. But I will provide an update in case others have this problem. As it turns out, my left scapula is almost entirely frozen as a consequence of a 40+ year old injury. Bilateral lifting just isn’t in the cards for me. That “little” problem affects my entire movement pattern on that side and bilateral lifting is just plain ugly.. We focused on that area for several years with everything short of surgery – and THAT isn’t guaranteed to actually work. I also won’t undergo surgery so I can do Olympic lifting. I have moved onto other lifting styles and activities that my body can actually do properly. My shoulder anatomy isn’t normal and that isn’t going to change. While I am doing very different things these days, my body is responding without further injury. I will take it! To me the most important thing is to focus on physical activities that are sustainable for life, and for me, this isn’t.