If You Aren’t Getting Stronger, then What the Hell Are You Doing?
Of all the attributes of fitness that people can train, strength has to be the single most useful attribute of them all. Its positive effects on lean muscle mass, bone density, connective tissue strength, body awareness, and one’s ability to produce powerful movement is second-to-none. It’s as simple … Continue reading
How the Spine Experiences Damage and Modifying Your Program to Prevent Injury (or to Adapt to Greater Stress)
In the first article titled “Is Butt Wink Inevitable?”, I discussed this oft-talked about movement pattern, how it is damaging to your spine, how it is inevitable for some folks, and why it may not even be a huge deal.
Butt wink … Continue reading
Warning: If you’ve experienced severe headaches from exercise, please go see a doctor, or else face the risk of death. Seriously. People don’t drop like flies from strength training, but dying is dying. Don’t risk it. The following article is simply a summary of what I’ve learned about exertion headaches after experiencing them myself. Once again, see a doctor if … Continue reading
Got Low Back Pain? Do You Have Butt Wink During Squats? Your Parents May Be Partially Liable
Back pain is one of the most common injuries in America. Anyone who doesn’t live under a rock knows this. Apparently, approximately 31 million Americans experience back pain at any given time (Jensen M et. al).
For those in the iron-game, this reality … Continue reading