Don’t Bend and Snap: 3 Reasons Your Lower Back Hurts when Exercising

When’s the last time you’ve experienced low back pain? Today? Yesterday? 60 seconds ago? We get it. It happens. The good thing is, you’re not alone. It’s been estimated roughly 80% of Americans experience some form of low back pain in their lifetime. That’s 8 out of 10 people. Thought you were in the coolContinue reading “Don’t Bend and Snap: 3 Reasons Your Lower Back Hurts when Exercising”

Breaking Fads: 6 Ways to Sort Fitness Fad from Fitness Fact

“A new diet has just emerged!” “Get a flat stomach without strenuous exercise!” “Greasy, highly-saturated fat bacon will now make you lose weight!” “See how Scarlett Johansson got in her best shape for The Avengers in 30 days!” False advertising and exaggerated claims plague our news feed and creep into our subconscious every single day.Continue reading “Breaking Fads: 6 Ways to Sort Fitness Fad from Fitness Fact”

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

There are many reasons why you might not be losing weight. Weight loss occurs when we are burning more calories than we consume through a combination of both food intake and exercise. If either of these components is lacking, weight loss can slow down. With so much information out there, it can be hard toContinue reading “Why You’re Not Losing Weight”

Have Shoulder Pain? Read this.

Shoulder injuries are pretty common. From torn rotator cuffs to torn labrums and SLAP tears, there are lots of way to mess up your shoulder. Most people think that they “tweaked” their shoulder and then went to the doctor. The surprising thing however is that most shoulder injuries can be easily prevented with proper exerciseContinue reading “Have Shoulder Pain? Read this.”

Glute Training: The Basics

In today’s post, I will touch on the basics behind how to train your glutes effectively. I will discuss why we must train our glutes, basic anatomy, and demonstrate and describe 5 basic exercises you can do to strengthen all parts of the glutes for optimal development and strength. The research I’ve included on thisContinue reading “Glute Training: The Basics”