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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Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Have you ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you can smack them down. How I love to thump them into the middle of next week. Sometimes, don’t you feel the same way about those niggling injuries that hinder your progress in the gym and life? After one heals, another one … Continue reading Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Am I doing this right?

There’s a reason low-cost gym(s) has weight machines as far as the eye can see. These machines are easy to use because the directions (usually) are right there beside you on how to do each exercise. You don’t have to think about it, you just do it. Most people struggle with getting to the gym in this 24/7 … Continue reading Am I doing this right?

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 the half kneeling ankle mobility drill courtesy of Sons of Strength. You should do this because– you spend a lot of time in shoes and that's okay. However, … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……