Eliminate Back Pain and Stay Active By Strengthening This One Muscle Group
How to Avoid Knee Pain With Lunging So You Can Stay Active In The Gym
What’s the strongest and arguably the most important muscle in the body? Your Glute Max. Laying at the transition between our upper and lower extremity the glute max is vitally important in stabilizing our pelvis and spine, developing power in more athletic movements, and controlling the movement of our lower extremity in walking, running, lunging, ANYTHING.
Learn how weakness in our glute muscle contribute to back pain and what you can do to strengthen this important muscle group in this weeks muscle group.
The Two Most Common Reasons Active Adults Deal With Pain For Longer Than They Should
The lunge is one of the most ‘functional’ fitness related exercises – meaning that it most readily translates to real world activities. Walking, running, hiking, jumping all require the same muscle groups we train with lunges.
Here’s the unfortunate truth, if you crank out forward lunges for long enough, it will eventually lead to discomfort, pain and injury to your knees. It doesn’t matter how perfect your form is - the nature of the forward lunge puts a lot of force through you knee and patellar tendon. Today we’ll discuss variations of the lunge to help protect your knees
Protecting Your Spine for Less Back Pain in the Gym and At Work - The #1 Exercise to Master
If you’re used to being active - an injury is your worst nightmare. You have a hard time ‘not doing anything’. You feel lazy, like you have to be doing something. We get it, we’ve been there. Unfortunately it’s this mindset that often leads active adults to deal with pain for longer than they should.
The following are the two most common reasons active adults have a hard time recovering from pain and injury.
How to Strengthen Your Core When Dealing with a Shoulder Injury
Learning to properly brace our spine is the #1 important concept to master before beginning any fitness routine and a great way to protect our spine throughout our day. In this week’s article we cover proper bracing sequence.
Three Reasons Your Pain May Be Sticking Around Longer Than It Should
One of the most effective and safest ways to treat back pain and strengthen our core is through a variety of plank progressions. But often times we run into trouble if we have concurrent shoulder pain that is aggravated in the low and high plank position.
In this article we cover three ways we can strengthen the core when we’re also dealing with a shoulder injury.
Three Book Recommendations To Improve Happiness and the Human Experience
Is a seemingly small injury still causing issues months to years later? Today we cover a few reasons why your pain may be sticking around longer then it should.
Avoid These Three Squatting Mistakes To Exercise Without Pain and Stay Out of the Doctors Office
With the goal of improving the human experience, this Thanksgiving we wanted to share three books that have shaped our routines and habits to build a better experience for ourselves.
Five Ways to Speed Recovery and Avoid Missing Out On Your Favorite Activities
The squat can be one of the most beneficial exercises for improving mobility and strength for less pain and injury. Avoid these three common squatting mistakes to avoid pain and stay our of the doctors office.
Three Lifestyle Changes to Help Ease Chronic Pain
Fear of missing out - the ultimate motivator! Learn five ways to speed your recovery from injury so you can avoid missing out on your favorite activities.
Easy Changes To Your Workstation To Ease Neck and Shoulder Pain
It’s important that we don’t always view pain as a strictly physical phenomenon. Science is showing that lifestyle factors play a HUGE role in the amount of pain we experience. In this article we cover easy lifestyle changes you can make to find SUSTAINABLE pain relief.
Three Most Common Mistakes People Make With Back Pain Recovery
For many of our clients, hours in front of a computer are unavoidable and part of their job. Try these easy changes to your work station so you experience less pain and comfortably perform your work.
Three Easy Tips to Protect Your Spine And Exercise Without Back Pain
Avoid these three common mistakes that people (and doctors) make when it comes to recovering from low back pain.
Is Standing or Sitting At Work Better For Your Back?
When it comes to back pain - exercise should be part of the solution - not the problem. Learn three easy things you can do to protect your spine and avoid back pain in the gym.
Five Ways to Ease Back Pain - While Keeping Up With Your Exercise Routine
Long hours of sitting have shown to be detrimental to our health - so the obvious answer is to stand more, right? In this article we answer whether sitting or standing is better for your back and provide ways you can incorporate more movement into your work routine.
Five Ways To Run Farther With Less Knee Pain
When it comes to back pain, exercise routine should be part of the solution - not the problem. Learn five things you can incorporate TODAY to be sure you can keep up with your exercise routine - even if you’re dealing with low back pain.
The Three Best Gym Exercises to Improve Work Posture and Decrease Shoulder Pain
Often viewed as a ‘safe’ choice for getting back into shape - a recent systematic review has shown that up to 92.5% of runners experience pain from running - with the most common location being at the knee.
In this weeks article we discuss five ways to protect your you body and experience less knee pain on your runs.
Five Ways to Stay Active in the Gym - Even If You're Dealing with Pain
Between work and home, the average american sits for over 12 hours a day. When sitting for that long of time, it becomes impossible to maintain posture. Learn three of the best exercises to do at the gym to improve work posture, and decrease shoulder pain.
Treating Back Pain After a Car Accident in Portland
Don’t let pain and injury keep you from reaching your fitness goals. Use these five tips to stay in the gym and work around pain.
Ten Hip Hinge Progressions to Treat Low Back Pain
Learn the steps to take to treat back pain following a car accident in Portland Oregon with no out of pocket costs.
The hip hinge is the most important exercise to master to treat low back pain. Learn the 10 best hip hinge progressions to protect your low back during daily activities to more advanced fitness movements.