low back

You are going to relax for five to twenty minutes, and allow the arch of your back to settle naturally into the floor.
Today we are are working on stretching and lengthening your hip flexors - the iliopsoas muscles.
People often forget about the secret places - in particular the shoulders, midsection, glutes, and ankles. Here's are some drills to strengthen these areas.
The infamous “draw your belly button to your spine” cue. Not only is there no evidence to support it, but it does not lead to a stable spine.
How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?
If you’re excluding lower back muscles in the gym, you are putting yourself at a considerable disadvantage as an athlete.
A corrective exercise called the Lewit was compared to hollowing and bracing in a recent study.
If you've ever experienced a muscle cramp while training, you know what a pain it can be. But can you prevent it?
Watch any professional sport, you will see flexed, loaded lumbar spines. Watch wrestlers and world record deadlifts - spinal flexion is used and it is loaded. Why do people not understand this?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit programming, kettlebell swings for fat loss, and more!
Follow this protocol and you too will conquer the most common injury to the upright walking man - low back pain.
In order to best help your clientele, it’s important for coaches to understand the muscles of the back, what can cause back pain, and treatments (after physical therapy, of course.)
Here's a solution for those of you with sore low backs and tight hips. Get ready to be racked!
Donnie Thompson is a retired powerlifter turned physical therapist. He specializes helping others be strong, mobile, and to prevent or recover from injury. Here are four videos to help you do that.
Doctors don’t want you to understand your problem for fear they will lose money and your relatives that they told you to bring to them. Here's what you need to know to educate yourself on the matter.
Let me shine a light for you in the darkness of the back pain night. Disc bulges and injuries are not forever, but there are some important things to know about treatment.
Here are two MRI scans that show the clear, undeniable proof of the failure of long-term Pilates training and the success of functional strength rehabilitation methods to cure low back pain.