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Sciatica During Pregnancy
Are you expecting a bundle of joy and experiencing the notorious sciatica pain? Let’s delve into the world of sciatica during pregnancy and explore what causes it. Buckle up, because there’s a lot you can do to tackle this discomfort! What is Sciatica During Pregnancy? Sciatica during pregnancy is a sharp, shooting pain that radiates down the leg. It occurs...
Experiencing Back Pain from Lifting Weights? Common Weightlifting Mistakes & Tips for Proper Form
Are you working hard in the gym to improve your fitness, strength, and physique? You’ll want to avoid these five common weightlifting mistakes that often cause back pain to stay healthy and perform at your best. Steady Increases in Training Volume & Intensity By far, the most essential consideration in getting ahead of weightlifting back pain is not doing too...
Gymnastics Back Pain Rehab Keys
Want to know how to get rid of back pain from gymnastics? When assessing Gymnastics back pain related to back-bending skills these three things must be looked at to ensure a full recovery. Analyzing the reason why the back pain happened can be very useful in returning a gymnast safely to the sport and limiting the chances of a recurrence...
Lower Back Sore After Deadlifts? Try These Movements for Relief!
It happens every time. Yesterday’s workout was full of deadlifts. High volume, heavy weights, and you thought about skipping all day (even as you pulled into the gym parking lot). This morning, you felt yourself dragging out of bed a bit slower than usual, the aching and soreness in your back weighing you down and commanding a gentler pace for...
Common Deadlift Mistakes and How To Fix Them
Over the years, there has been a lot of fear around the deadlift. However, picking things off the ground is one of the most fundamental human movements. Picking children off the ground, grabbing a laundry basket, and lifting the couch to vacuum all require a loaded hip hinge. Furthermore, despite fear of injury from deadlifts, a properly performed and progressively...
Fixing Lower Back Pain: 5 Tips to Take Control
It can happen to anyone: beginner to advanced athletes will all agree that a tweaked muscle, especially in your low back, is inevitable on your fitness journey. So now what? You may get a slew of recommendations on how to fix your low back pain, but how do you know which is best and will allow you to continue doing...
Managing a Back Pain Flare-Up
It happened again, that sharp/stabbing pain in your low back when you bent forward to pick something up. You know what happens next… For the next few weeks, you’ll be managing this flare-up. You wouldn’t believe how common this is, in fact, back pain flare-ups happen to almost everyone at some point in life. Here’s the problem: many people aren’t...
Stretches for Low Back Pain
It happened again. That sudden sharp pain in your low back. Maybe you were picking something up off the floor and felt a twinge. On the other hand, maybe it was an awkward movement during your workout. Whatever the reason, we’ve laid out our favorite stretches for low back pain to help fast track your recovery and get you back...
CrossFit After Shoulder Surgery
Since your initial injury, your mind is flooded with thoughts of getting back to your gym full speed. You’ve been longing for the day post-op to finally start Rx’ing workouts again. But yet you’re stuck drowning in anxiety from what you can and can’t do. Returning to snatches, kipping pull-ups, toes to bar, and muscle ups is a daunting challenge...