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Do You Have Duck Feet?   Take a look down at your feet. Do your feet point straight ahead or do they point out? If your feet point out, this is what is commonly called being duck footed. Depending on how low you have been standing and walking around like this, you may not notice any issues with it. . . Yet. If you have

Squat Mobility vs Squat Stability Is your squat feeling funky? Fix your squat by either working on your mobility or stability. If you're not sure whether it's a mobility or a stability issue read on. This is the first blog article in a series of 4 to help you fix your squat. It will help you diagnose what is the main limiting factor

Intro: The Deadlift is widely considered the king of all exercises. Whether you realise it or not, you are doing hundreds of deadlifts every week. Any time you pick your bub, bend over to grab the dog, or grab a plate from the bottom draw you are (should be) doing a deadlift. This is all before you head to gym and your trainer/program

Intro: What if I told you there was a magical cure for ALL lower back pain issues? Let me introduce to you the Jefferson Curl. Sequential spinal flexion with and emphasis on moving each single spinal segment individually until the hands are below foot level. Roll down one vertebrae at a time like a string of pearls. Progress load slowly. Some have suggested every 12

Intro: Is your Big Toe working as well as it could/should? If you wear rigid shoes such as steel capped boots, or thongs, odds are they/it isn’t. Heavy squats with your feet externally rotated and knee valgus (inwards) collapse through the knee also lead to big toe dysfunction (and pain). Another tell tale sign your sore back might be coming from your big

Tight Hip Flexors and Back Pain Tight hip flexors can seem like they are holding you back in your lifts, but not the way you think. We all have “tight” hip flexors in this day and age. Partly because you spend all day sitting at a desk. Partly because you think a good core work out revolves around ab crunches, reverse crunches or

Low Back Pain Affects Us All: Low back pain is one of the leading causes of pain and discomfort around the world. With an estimated 9/10 people expected to experience low back pain at some stage in their life. But that doesn’t mean that you have to live with constant pain. Yes, a little pain or discomfort here or there isn’t too much

Intro: Did you know? It is estimated that 80-90% of Australians will experience lower back pain in their lives. Majority being classified as “non specific lower back pain”. This means the pain may be from structures in the spine or from another area of your body. It has long been known by health professionals that there is a correlation between tight hamstrings and