Blogs about Low Back

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE PROBABLY NOT DOING

his is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is the golfers lift.

Sitting Too Much

Sitting too much is bad for you because it destroys our bones and muscles. When we sit all day, there are certain muscles that work overtime and others that fall asleep. Here are a few other things to keep in mind as to why sitting is bad for us.

Correcting Low Back Arch

Check out the new video spotlight. Here's help with correcting a low back arch or lower cross syndrome.  The video is here: http://www.getfitwithdarcy.today/

My Three Favorite Core Exercises

Core Exercises are always in style right? If I had a $100 for every time I have been asked what is the best core exercise, I would be writing this blog from the beach in Punta Cana, lol!Seriously, core exercises have their place and are important to do. Consider a few of the main reasons why they are important:

LOVE THE CORE

MORE ON MOBILITY

7 Easy Stretches to Do at Work

I am very fortunate that I have a job were I am on my feet, don't wear a suit and not looking at a computer screen for 8 hrs. a day. But I know some of you do. This can mess with your posture, core stability, breathing and your overall mobility. In other words feeling stiff. Do these stretches if any of that describes you. Enjoy.

OH CRAP...........................MY BACK!

What To Do When You Strain Your Lower Back? Haven't you always wondered? Watch the video for answers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tANsk26-wVw&feature=youtu.be

OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, MY BACK!

 Shane McLean, ACE Certified Personal Trainer with the T. Boone Pickens YMCA Recently my kids challenged me to wrestle. How could I resist? This is a regular activity in our house and is something we have done countless times before, without incident. However this time was different.As we were tussling, I suddenly felt an intense, sharp stabbing pain in my lower back. My back locked up, and I could barely get up off the ground. My kids looked confused. “Daddy hurt his back again,” I explained. “No more wrestling. Sorry.”

5 Ways to Counteract Wearing High Heels

Wearing high heels can wreak havoc on foot, ankle, knee, hip, and lower back health. However, that sure doesn't stop a lot of women from wearing them. With that in mind, CP coach Greg Robins devoted today's guest post to "undoing" the damage one brings on when wearing heels.