Building Mass Despite Shoulder Injury

by Tony Reynolds |   Date Released : 14 Jul 2006
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Tony Reynolds

About the author: Tony Reynolds

Tony Reynolds, MS, CSCS, YCS II, is founder and Director of Performance for Progressive Sporting Systems incorporated in Terre Haute, Indiana. Tony graduated from Indiana State University with a Masters Degree in Sport Biomechanics. Since 2006, Tony has worked extensively with professional, college and high school athletes. His resume includes the International Performance Institute in Florida, the Cincinnati Reds, Indiana State University, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, St Mary of the Woods and numerous high school teams.

Currently, Tony is serving on the Executive Counsel and Board of Directors for the International Youth Conditioning Association. Through this position, he serves to manage and help develop the quickly growing organization. Tony is a co-author for the IYCA’s foundational textbook Developmental Essentials and is one of three elite lecturers that present and certify the IYCA’s Level II and III certifications. Tony has helped to design all three levels of the IYCA’s certification exams.

Tony is a featured author and sport performance expert for many strength and conditioning resources including,,, and Additionally, Tony has lectured for Indiana State Univeristy, presented at the Ryan Lee Bootcamp, IYCA Level II seminars and the Annual Midwest Strength, Conditioning & Rehabilitation Symposium.

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healy, justin | 12 Jan 2010, 12:42 PM

This is an outstanding article - its relevance transcends simple youth training and should be tagged as a reading imperative for trainers and trainees everywhere. As a 40 year-old weights trainer with what is best described as "humeral departure from the glenoid fossa", I cannot emphasise enough the importance of understanding this article. Think of how many young people you see in the gym striving for physical perfection but neglecting functional essentials.

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