Is it better to be super fit or a couch potato with back pain?

If you have been convinced by the fitness and medical industry that being in better shape equals less pain I am going to pop that bubble today. Both the super fit and couch potato have their own mountains to climb but are no different once they enter into the world of living with chronic back pain. […]

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10 Critical exercise mistakes that are causing you back pain

Working out with back pain can be brutal. One day it seems to relieve your pain and the next day your laid up in bed on as much Ibuprofen and Tylenol as Google.com says is safe to take. The fact of the matter is if you’re constantly battling back pain in the gym you need […]

How to do the McGill Crunch

So, we know exercises like crunches, sit ups and leg raises are terrible for a bad back. If you’re trying to rehab your back the first thing you need to focus on is your foundation. I have mentioned it a few times on this site about the “McGill Big 3”. What I want to do now […]