Blogs about Low Back Pain

Move Better--Correcting Shoulder Imbalances

 Back in the day when I was growing up, if you wanted good posture you would walk around with a book on your head. I suppose that the longer you walked around without the book falling then the better your posture was getting. Ahhh, life was so simple back then. Science wise I don’t think they were too far off. Certainly practicing good posture can lead to good posture and better posture leads to better movement, less muscular stress and reduced injuries. 


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.

Bridge Exercise: The Benefits Of It


Flexibility like a Contortonist

Just like in the story of Goldilocks and the 3 bears.

Is Your Ab and Thigh Routine Really Hurting You

If you were to google (but not at work) best ab exercises chances are you would come across some type of leg raise…bringing your legs up while flexing at the hip. The problem with that is there is no abdominal muscle that flexes your hip. Most people mistakenly believe that this exercise would work the “lower Abs”. Again though, there isn’t really a lower ab muscle. The muscle most people think they are working with that move is the “six-pack” muscle or in geek-speak, the Rectus Abdominus.

Alcohol and Sugar: "Bad to the Bones"

                Many people are not aware of the complete spectrum of health risks from alcohol and sugar or the role they play in degeneration of discs and bones.  Most studies do point out the harmful effects of sugar in diabetes and obesity, however, alcohol seems to be studied as to its benefits more often than its risks. 

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