Stirring the Cauldron

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Stirring the Cauldron

Post by slider » Fri Jun 11, 2010 3:44 pm

Hi All, I came across this site a week or two ago, and have had a few shovelglove sessions. Mine are basically the same each time. A move I have not seen discussed here that really burns my shoulders I call Stirring the Cauldron. Imagine you have a huge pot in front of you, and the shovelglove is your stirring implement. Go clockwise in a circle, at 6 o'clock your hands are at your chest, and at twelve your hands/arms are fully extended in front of you. I do 10 reps clockwise, 10 counter clockwise, taking my hands around the outside of the cauldron, nice and slow.

Let me know what you think! :)

PS, my shovelglove is a 10# plate at the end of an aluminum pole. cost me next to nothing, and gets the job done nicely.

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Post by reinhard » Tue Jun 15, 2010 3:41 pm

Thanks for posting this slider.

Great move -- and great name.

I've tried something similar on occasion on my "freestyle fridays," so I can vouch personally for the efficacy of the move.


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