“My lower back hurts.”
This is the reigning champion of chronic pain. Between 60 and 80% of gym-goers complain about low back pain - more than any other ailment.
We’ve all been there. Sitting at your desk for 8 hours, dialed in to work. As you stand up you feel the tension above your tailbone. Sometimes it even radiates down your leg. It takes several short, awkward steps to get the normal feeling back in your lower body. I bet you can feel it right now.
The tension, and resulting pain, in your lumbar spine can be reversed with a clear understanding of what that part of your spine is for, how to keep it mobile, and how to make it strong.
If you work at a desk, you probably experience neck aches regularly. These days, it’s one of the most commonly reported chronic discomforts.
Neck issues can result in a host of pain problems including headaches, nerve pain, and even shoulder issues.
In 5 minutes or less, here’s how to make desk life less of a pain in the neck.
In a world with way too much unsubstantiated fitness info, there are a lot of incorrect practices that have become “common knowledge.”
In today’s article, we bust 4 corrective exercise myths that can affect your fitness.
- What Corrective Exercise Actually Is
- Warm-Up Protocols Should Be Extensive
- Yoga is Always Good For You
- Belts and Braces Make You Stronger
Hunching over a computer at a desk was rough enough. Now with work from home, a lot of folks have taken to the couch.
With gyms still closed due to Covid-19, I've put together a simple 4 step plan to maintain healthy posture while living an increasingly horizontal life.
Foam rolling is easily the most butchered mobility technique on Earth. Most gym goers and coaches know that foam rolling exists and is beneficial, but that is where common knowledge seems to end.
Knowing what foam rolling is, why it works, and when you should use it will save you time - and maybe embarrassment - before your workout.
Articles filled with actionable information to improve your approach to the 4 pillars of fitness.