Reduce your back pain

(Note-  There are many different types of lower back injuries that cause pain and discomfort. The following article are exercises that have bought me and my clients relief in the past. Please consult your doctor first before exercising with acute or chronic back pain.) When I felt pain in my lower back after a set … Continue reading Reduce your back pain

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The carry cure

Note- This post first appeared here.  This is the unedited version.  At first glance, the farmer’s carry seems simple. You pick up a heavy weight and walk. However, when you’re performing this (You do, right?) you come to the quick realization that it’s hard. Very, very hard. Your shoulders ache, your grip starts to fail … Continue reading The carry cure

The biggest gym mistake

There is only one way to learn (in my experience) and that’s the hard way. If you didn’t suffer, you’d keep on making the same mistakes repeatedly, right? I think mistakes and the repercussions afterwards are the universe's little reminders never to do it again. However, if you’re anything like me, you’ll end up making … Continue reading The biggest gym mistake

Reclaim your waist with 5 simple moves

After you polish off your second side of fries and the guilt sets in, you finally resolve to go the gym to work on those flabby abs. If it’s been a while since you’ve hit the gym and you’re thinking about resorting to those old school moves of crunches and sit ups, stop now. Instead, … Continue reading Reclaim your waist with 5 simple moves

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is side planks with breathing courtesy of Matthew Ibrahim. You should do this because–  it's hard to convince anyone to do side planks, however, if you suffer from lower back … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing

The best exercise you’re not doing……..

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is the static back. You should do this because–  it's a great reset for posture when you've been sitting or standing a lot throughout the day.  If you have lower … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……..

The best exercise you’re not doing……

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is deep squat belling breathing. Thanks to Tony Gentilcore for the video. You should do this because–  Breathing correctly ( belly breathing, not chest) can mean less pain and … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……