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Pascal Poirier posted a topic in Getting StartedHello everybody, I am new here and just bought the yearly subscription. first off, I want to apologize in advance for the spelling and writing error, because English is not my first language. Here's a little background I am 30years old and always have been an active person. I started training when I was about 15 years old doing mostly push-up and chin-up in conjuction with player soccer and doing karate on and off. At 17years old I started lifting weight. At about 20 years old, I started doing Muay thai and Brazilian Jiujitsu full time while working a desk job and still weight training 3 days a week. 2 years later, I stopped practicing martial art because my shoulders always hurted and i was tired of being in pain everyday. I continued weight training on and off until this day but had always needed to stop training my pressing movement from time to time because of shoulder pain. From 25 to 28 years old I have been very serious in the obstacle course racing sport and had some podium finish until I hurt my left adductor wich still give me pain if I squeeze my legs together, squat heavy or lunges in a deep hip flexion. I have been trying to fix my shoulders pain for the past 8years by myself and tried many different physical therapists, osteopath, chiropractors and massage therapist without much success. I have been working as Security guard in a High security psychiatric hospital for the last 8 year and need to stay strong and fit for my job. I am 5 feet 8 inches tall and weigh 165 pounds. My ''high'' level sport objectives are behind me. My main objective would be to cure my pain and be able to practice whatever physical activities I want to. I did a couple of the fundamental video and did the ''restore shoulder''. I think my focus should be about fixing my poor shoulder mobility, but I dont see how 2 or 3 exercise for the shoulders, practiced only 1 or 2 times each week is barely enough to add significant gains in shoulder mobility. Even with the added ''restore shoulder'', how can exercises holded for 5 or 10sec be sufficient to improve. Am I missing something. I would like to know ''classes'' recommandations and/or programming advice. Any input, tips, and experiences would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Pascal