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Pull:Push Ratio for Shoulder Health?

Hey Coach, what is your opinion on the Pull: Push ratio? A lot of coaches are pushing the 2:1 ratio for Shoulder Health, what is your opinion?

It’s looking at the wrong thing really.

Shoulder health is going to be mostly determined by the state of the smaller cuff muscles and the balance between the lower traps and anterior serratus.

If you’re training those areas then it’s a good bet your shoulders will feel fine, so long as you’re not doing stupid shit in the gym (most of us do).

But I do think we should probably do a bit more pulling than pushing in the gym.


Any exercises in particular you recommend?

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