To reduce shoulder pain, especially in the overhead press, stretch the surrounding areas.
Pain doesn't occur in isolation, so injuries should force us to look for breakdowns in our chains of movement as a whole.
Perform this stretch regularly on both shoulders to fight stiffness and ward off injuries.
If you hit a roadblock in improvement, take a step back and work on LSS functional patterning of the body.
Find out what they didn't tell you about hand position on your bike fitting assessment.
Pain does not come simply from our habitual mechanics. Our mental habits can cause just as many problems.
I know what you’re thinking: I see top athletes wearing knee sleeves, so shouldn’t I wear them as well?
If you can kick any of these habits, you’ve just defined yourself as a stronger, fitter, more functional human.
Grapplers require a strong core to help prevent motion and to transfer power from the hips.
Don’t fall prey to arbitrary movement standards that may not be appropriate for you. Train your body.
Until you discover the true problems, you will never successfully rehabilitate your injury.
Tapping is at the heart of EFT and is best used to target the mental and emotional issues surrounding an injury.
This week was all about riding the line between normal pain and dangerous pain. I am always amazed what I am capable of doing when I do not hurt.
Because most runners can’t imagine not being able to run, they tend to ignore the warning signs of impending injury.
Most athletic trainers will agree that the human mind plays an integral role in increasing strength. Achieving the mental state to lift heavier weights for longer may be a lot simpler than you think.
Fibromyalgia is a muscular disorder. It’s important for coaches to understand what it is and the symptoms it can bring in a person with the condition.
As Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön said, “Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found.”