Don’t Treat the Causes… Treat the Symptoms!
…is what must be thought by doctors in this country.
If you see a doctor for any joint-related pain or injury, they’ll give their cookie-cutter solution: rest, ice, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What’s the point of all this? It’s to suppress evil inflammation, the reason why your ankle is swollen and painful when … Continue reading
Back Rounding During Deadlift
Everyone who deadlifts fears for the health of their backs. One wrong move, and POP, there goes one of your vertebral disks. That’s why extending the spine and maintaining it in a neutral position during the lift is so important. I’ve written before about the importance of maintaining … Continue reading
Are You Dealing with a Snapping Wrist? Read About My ECU Subluxation Treatment
In the summer of 2009, I injured myself while lifting weights. Really, what happened was I was performing power cleans until I heard a “pop” in my wrist. I later found out this “pop” was ECU tendon subluxation.
With ECU tendon subluxation, what happens is that the … Continue reading
When The Darknight Rises came out back in the summer of 2012, there was a revolution. It wasn’t a political revolution, nor was it a cultural revolution.
There was a physical revolution – a revolution of the trapezius.
That’s right, I said it.
This revolution came about as a result of the actor Tom Hardy’s physique while playing the role of Bane … Continue reading
What is the Best Grip for the Deadlift?
My strength has been coming back, and I predict that my deadlift will outpace my grip strength. It’s awesome to once again see the positive changes Good things come if you’re patient, guys.
Anyway, now I’ve got to decide what to do about gripping the bear during deadlifts. I’ve been using the … Continue reading