low back pain Tag

Intro Are you struggle with deep squat mobility? Do you struggle to sit in the bottom of a squat without falling backwards? Does falling forwards when going below parallel in a squat sound familiar?  Maybe you need to work on your squat mobility and movement patterning rather then smashing out hours and hours of mobility work.  PSST . . . Heres a FREEBIE I made

“Australian adults now sit for an average of nearly nine hours a day” This is an alarming statistic. Sitting accounts for 9 hours of the average adults day. add in 8 hours or sleeping. That’s 17hrs a day of inactivity. Evidence is mounting that, if you spend too much sitting it is harmful to your health. Sitting at work, or during your commute to or from

Save Your Squat The ability to create tension when we are loading a joint will create stability and decrease our chances or injury. Save your squat: a common fault is to turn the knees out so far we place the gluteals at a mechanical disadvantage, practically switching them off, and making it a quad dominant exercise. With the feet turned out with often start

 Hip Mobility In order to get into a deep squat and feel comfortable it requires you to have good hip mobility. Improve your Squat depth with hip mobility and stability to reduce your risk of injury, keep you in the gym more often, and allow you to lift more weight. A stack of muscles pull on your hips and allow you to generate loads

Why Does My Lower Back Hurt? Do you ever wonder why your lower back hurts or get tight all the time? Why we develop arthritis, or, why your knees crack more and more as you get older? It is because when given the choice humans and nature in general chooses the path of least resistance. Think of a stream of water running down the

Fight Back Pain “Low back pain causes more disability than nearly 300 other conditions worldwide, according to new research, and nearly one in 10 people across the globe suffers from an aching lower back”. In order for your back to function properly. It needs to support you through a whole range of daily stresses and strains. This requires a combination of mobility and stability. As

Intro:  The goal of stretching is to maintain symmetry throughout your body. When you move evenly on both sides your body work more efficiently. You are better able to deal with the stress strain you put it under. Although evidence around static stretching before a strenuous activity (you are better off warming up with a range of sport specific active movements). The benefits