It wasn't long ago that a story came out that Doctors are finally admitting that medication isn't really the answer for low back pain afterall. It makes sense when you think about it. I mean why just treat the symptoms with drugs instead of looking for and then treating the root cause. Now there can be many causes of low back pain so always consult your Doctor first but low back pain can also be a result of our lifestyle too.
Let’s face it…sitting at a desk all day is no fun. Not only is it no fun, it is dangerous! Yikes…sorry to lay that one on you but it’s true. There are as many health risks associated with sitting all day as there are for smoking and being over-weight. Wow…I just brought the mood down a ton.
Have you ever been in the middle of a great run, and then a horrible side stitch hits you? It's actually a cramp or spasm that's caused by pressure from your diaphragm bouncing up and down as you run, hitting your liver. It's a common ailment for joggers and runners, and likely to persist for the rest of your workout. With these four steps, you can outsmart that annoying side stitch. Stretch before you run.
http://issuu.com/pjcc/docs/connections_jan_2014?e=1653604/5899816Sneak these three effective moves into every workout for a coveted core. (Original publication in the Peninsula Jewish Community Center's in house magazine, Connections. Issue January 2014.)
BACK PAIN- PRACTICAL TIPSShane McLean, ACE Certified Personal Trainer with the T. Boone Pickens YMCA Today’s a bad back day. Again. Couldn’t have come at a worst time because you areA. Busy at workB. Out in the yardC. Driving all day. D. Or your feet constantly.Sound familiar?