Finding Your Glutes If you’ve been a part of a CrossFit gym for any length of time, you’ve almost definitely heard someone mention glute activation, or how important it is to use your glutes while you’re lifting, squatting, etc. The other end of the spectrum here is that a large percentage of people have no clue what the heck that means or WHY it’s important. Today I wanted to cover some of the reasons why your glutes are important, how to actually be sure you’re u...
Posted on 2018-08-16
Continuing with my mini-series on low back issues I wanted to address some of the more common “myths” about the lower back and back pain. I've listed Part 2 of the most common myths below: 5: Something is out of place. Fact: As already mentioned, the MRI/imaging completed of your lower back does not dictate pain/injury. Secondly, no clinician has the ability to detect if something is truly out of place. That level of minute detail is completely unreasonable to be consistently a...
Posted on 2018-05-08
Continuing with my mini-series on low back issues I wanted to address some of the more common “myths” about the lower back and back pain. The lumbar spine and its relationship to pain are very complex concepts. There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding the spine leading to a lot of fear and misunderstanding that doesn’t help anyone. Today I’ll highlight a few of the most common “myths” below: 2:The best thing I can do when I injure my back is sta...
Posted on 2018-05-03
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