4 Tips to Progressing Safely With Back Pain

    When it comes to lower back pain and following an at home rehab program, I have narrowed it down to 2 things that play a major role in the amount of success most people either see or don’t see. Number 1: Not knowing if what they are doing is the BEST thing for them. […]

Hip Hinging: 90% of people make these 2 mistakes

Most people experience the most pain when initiating any kind of forward bending. Everyone’s lower back pain case is different but ALL back pain cases need to understand what it really means to hip hinge and what muscles need to be engaged to prevent reoccurring pain. Don’t trick yourself by throwing a PVC pipe on your […]

Lower Body Exercises for Back Pain Sufferers Part II: Body Weight and Loaded

Last week we hit the essential “first steps” to training your lower body while dealing with back pain. I go into detail on the key warm-up drills and exercises I do that help get the muscles I need firing. You can check that out here. This week we are going to go over the top […]

Leg Training With Back Pain Part 1: The Warm up and Pre-Firing

  One of the most common conversations I have with people regarding back pain is how they should train their legs. Some people are in search for ways to train AROUND the pain while others want their form fixed or core strengthened in attempt to reduce or take away the pain. No matter your goals, I […]

3 Reasons CrossFit is Causing You Back Pain: With Solutions!

  It wouldn’t be fair to say that CrossFit gyms have the most back pain cases out of any one “style” of exercise. I strongly believe that there are people sitting at home doing chores who are doing just as much damage to their lower back as the guy in the CrossFit gym doing burpees. What […]

4 Glute Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Lets talk about your glutes. This major muscle is commonly taken for granted and can over time lose its ability to function in the way it was designed. The problem with this is if your experiencing back pain, taking pain meds and getting acupuncture isn’t going to change the fact that your glutes are weak. […]

The biggest mistake you make when bending over

We live in a tough world, babies are constantly crying, bosses are demanding and we don’t make enough money to pay someone to pick up after ourselves. What are we to do! Well if you have been experiencing any back pain lately you could be a candidate for perfecting what is called the hip hinge. One […]

Why 95% of workout programs will make your back pain worse.

  Lets say 85% of people who go into the gym spent a little time online trying to find the best program to follow. 50% of those people look for “the program” their celebrity crush followed to get ready for that box office hit. They copy, paste, print and enter into the gym with high hopes. […]

9 Lower Body Exercises to Decrease Back Pain

For some (including me) you can cross all your t’s and dot all of your i’s when it comes to your squat form but what if your still experiencing back pain when you squat?. What do you do? Stop squatting? I want to cover a practical approach to training your lower body when dealing with back pain. Feel free to […]