Category: Exercise

3 Tips to Get Rid of Back Pain

3 Tips to Get Rid of Back Pain

| December 16, 2014

Relieving lower back pain should not be approached using the “band-aid” method: focusing on the exact site of the chronic pain as the source of the problem. Here are three ways to kill lower back pain that you may not have thought of before. 1. Foam Roll Your Hip Flexors Tight hip flexors can be […]

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Tips to Lessen Back Pain

Tips to Lessen Back Pain

| December 9, 2014

Ergonomics is the design of our environment with the goal of making it more efficient and comfortable. Given that we spend two-thirds of our time at the workplace and in bed, it makes sense to discuss how we can improve these environments to lessen back pain. Media outlets run stories on how back pain can […]

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5 Tips to Intelligently Train Through Lower Back Pain

5 Tips to Intelligently Train Through Lower Back Pain

| December 2, 2014

If you have clocked enough hours under the bar, you know that lower-back injuries can easily derail your strength training. But if you’re in the pre-season, you don’t always have the luxury of taking time off from training. When that’s the case, intelligently programmed back-friendly modifications are a necessity. Here are five strategies to train […]

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Low Back Pain In High School Athletes

Low Back Pain In High School Athletes

| November 18, 2014

Most adults at some point throughout their life will develop low back pain. In fact, the chance is fairly high with most studies putting the likelihood at 80 percent. The incidence of low back pain in adolescents has been estimated to be in the range of 15 to 20 percent. This rate increases depending on […]

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