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A focus on multifidus for neutral spine posture is the source of many failed low back rehabilitation programs.
Overextension is the opposite of slouching, but is no lesser of the two evils.
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?
Foundation Training isn't just some trend in the fitness industry. It is a simple method for relieving pain, improving performance, and preventing injury. Try the Founder movement right now.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - injury recovery, fat loss advice, strength training for endurance, and more!
As a health practitioner, the two most common injuries I see are shoulder and low back injuries. Here is my advice for how to handle and heal from these common athletic injuries.
You've heard it a million times before. Lift with your legs, not your back. But what does that mean? Let's have an anatomy lesson today and see what the science is behind this advice.
So you’ve done it, you pulled too hard with a rounded back on that last deadlift, or waited one second too long before tapping. You're a CrossFitter or BJJ with a hurt low back. Now what?