#1 Maintain Proper Flexibility Through the Hips.

Our body is an assembly line of joints.   When one joint isn’t moving properly or working enough, the next joint has to work even harder.  Over time this can lead to joint degeneration, poor movement patterns, and pain.

When we have hips not functioning properly either due to flexibility or stability problems, the low back has to work overtime. The low back isn’t designed to have the same amount of mobility as the hips, so when the low back is asked to work overtime and bend more Continue reading 10 ways to help prevent back pain- #1 Hip flexibility!

First of all what is core exercise?  It seems to be the new phrase word that everyone wants to use.  I want to workout my core.  When most people say core they are referring to those washboard abs and to get rid of those love handles.  As far as I am concerned core is everything from your knees to your elbows.  Isolating individual muscles like the rectus abdominus (6 pack muscle) repetitively over time feeds poor movement patterns and leads to injury.  We are most susceptible to back pain and other aches in pain with repetitve Continue reading Myth #1: Situps and Crunches for a Strong Core