The curvature of your spine has a lot to do with how you lift and it's as different for you as it is for millions of other lifters.
The typical office worker has more musculoskeletal injuries than any other industry sector worker, including construction, the metal industry, and transportation.
If you have back problems, it's a matter of knowing the correct movements that will not add to your strain.
While the upper back and neck take the hit for our poor posture, they are usually not the root cause of our issues.
There is a reason this hunk of iron has been around for hundreds of years.
To put it simply, Zercher squats are brutally hard.
If your goal is to move well, improve your core and posture, and get strong, this may be the best exercise you are not doing at the moment.
It's true, where does the day go? Well, you start with 24 hours, and you're down to 16 or 18 immediately because you have to sleep. When do you get to workout?
Your level of priority to assess, review, and reverse postural issues should be high.
Having more movement in your posture makes endeavors in athletics and life a little bit easier.
How do we know what, if anything, is functionally wrong with us?
Are you stuck on auto-pilot? Sometimes breaking through a plateau is as simple as re-committing to doing it right.
Expand your thinking and your practice outside of your typical gym routine by approaching all aspects of mobility.
These stretches will help you get started on taking control of your shoulder health.
This workout uses only your bodyweight, mixing it up with elliptical training at varying intensities to push your cardiovascular system and muscles to their max.
A few simple moves on the mat can have you up and moving well again, instead of hobbling around in pain.
Everyone has their opinion on the right way to run—it can be confusing to know who to believe.