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Quiz: Do You Understand Shoulder Exercises?

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1

The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body.

Explanation:
The shoulder joint moves the shoulder forward and backward. It also helps the arm to move up and away from the body and to move in a circular motion.
2

You should not consume carbohydrates before exercising, only afterwards to replenish energy.

Explanation:
Fueling up before exercise helps maintain optimal levels of blood glucose for our muscles.
3

A dumbbell overhead press is a good shoulder exercise.

Explanation:
A dumbbell overhead press is great for the shoulders. To do this exercise, hold the dumbbells just above your shoulders, with your palms facing forwards. Raise your arms straight above your head and slowly lower them down.
4

The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder joint.

Explanation:
The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that surround the shoulder joint. There are a number of rotator cuff exercises that can help strengthen and stabilize the shoulders.
5

There are very few mental health benefits to exercise.

Explanation:
Studies show that exercise may help reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression. Exercise releases powerful chemicals such as endorphins and serotonin, which improve mood and feelings of well-being. It can lower cortisol (also called the “stress hormone”) levels and improve your sleep.
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