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I have had bursitis and tendonitis in the shoulder for a year now I can't do upperbody pushing exercises I.e bench press , dips .I know that lower body compound weights such as squats promote testosterone so by just doing a lower body resistance program can I still maintain upper body strength and muscle? ps I do
judo 1-2 a week without to much pain.

Hey Paul

I recommend you get that checked out before it gets too serious. Before any exercises you should consult your physician. They might recommend you to see a physio. Usually I recommend exercises that will take pressure off the shoulder area but since a lot of activity with upper body uses shoulders you are kind of stuck.

To answer your question doing squats will promote over all core musculature and lower body but shoulders not so much.

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