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.
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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).
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Strength for Athletes, because a Weak Athlete is a Poor Athlete
Committed athletes – I’m talking high school and collegiate – do plenty to improve themselves in their respective sport. They always show up for practice. They play in the off-season leagues to stay sharp. They treat themselves with the best equipment within their budget. They eat like a horse-and-a-half.
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