Cause of Back Pain

Routine is the Cause of My Back Pain

We live in a modern society, but we each respond differently to modern conveniences. Our height, shape and proportions cause us to interact uniquely with our environment and to adapt to activities and traumas we’ve experienced. This helps some of us develop a healthy movement system while the rest of us develop a painful one

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Fasting and Exercise

Martial Arts & Fitness – Fasting and Exercise

Fasting and exercise will be important this month. This follow-along series will give our viewers the opportunity to learn martial arts instruction as well as fitness exercises. This promotes the double benefit of learning how to protect yourself and getting/staying in shape. Yes you heard that right, you can get more than one thing out of this!

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Pilates for Beginners

Pilates for Beginners – Try These at Home!

In this video, you’ll learn all the spaces in your body, all points of contact with the floor, and the neutral position. These are all important fundamental aspects of pilates – they’ll help you understand how to activate your core and spine, control the movement of your shoulder blades, and incorporate proper breathing in all of your movements.

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Push Workout You Can do Anywhere

Here’s another one to add to our online workout videos series. Konga is demonstrating a whole bunch of things you can do for pushing movements. In the video, you’ll see different types of crawls, push-ups, and movements that will get your pressing strength and endurance improved! Best of all – no equipment needed guys.

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At-Home Kickboxing Fitness Workout

Guys, there’s no excuse to stop moving! We’re in a crazy time when social distancing and isolation are important to beat the coronavirus. However, it’s absolutely crucial to understand the following:  nothing is more important to your health than a strong immune system.

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How to Make Your Post-Workout Nutrition an Anabolic Machine

Make Your Post Workout Nutrition an Anabolic Machine

It’s the same routine every time. Your training was just filled with blood, sweat, and tears – sometimes one more than the others. You sit down and instinctively grab your shaker cup that’s filled with all your post-workout powders. What’s left in your huge jug of water is thrown into the cup, and you shake that baby with all the energy that’s left. Voila, that summarizes most people’s post-workout nutrition in a nutshell. Not a great deal of thought

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3 Simple Tips to Stop Back Pain from Ruining your Life

3 Simple Tips to Stop Back Pain from Ruining your Life

I kid you not, 80-90% of people resolve their low back pain in 3 months with OR without a therapist laying a finger on them. This is when most people with low back pain give me a look of disbelief (sometimes even more), but it’s something we see clinically. Of course, there are special cases as well as ways to speed up the process and prevent the pain from coming back. If you have neurological symptoms such as accompanying pain that shoots down your leg, that can last as long as 2 years before you experience any relief.

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Squat into Pooing Success - Addressing Constipation

Squat into Pooing Success – Addressing Constipation

From an anatomical standpoint the problem lies in your pelvic floor health which I’ll explain in more detail shortly. However, if I told you the purpose of a squat is not actually for working out you’d probably think I’m crazy. For years it’s been a staple in every lifter’s workout assuming they don’t skip leg day. Days of agony from stiff legs after a good squat may seem like further evidence against my point. Hear me out though. Before the invention of the toilet, how do you think we pooped?

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Glucosamine - Works Wonders or Wonder if it Works?

Glucosamine – Works Wonders or Wonder if it Works?

Watching George St-Pierre (MMA legend) popping shark cartilage pills was the first time I obsessed over glucosamine. His analogy when he brought up shark cartilage was that your body is like a car. Athletes like him treat their bodies like Ferraris meaning they need premium fuel. After hearing this I thought man, I’m at least a ford mustang, why haven’t I used this savage supplement before? I wouldn’t be surprised if you found glucosamine in a convenience store nowadays although it may not be from a shark.

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Do I Need a Personal Trainer?

Do I Need a Personal Trainer?

Little did I know how popular this question was until I was in the process of googling it. Without even finishing the phrase “Do I need a pe” Google automatically gave me “Do I need a personal trainer?” and not “Do I need a pet?” as a drop-down option. Quite frankly, this made me realize that this question is on the mind of almost anyone deciding to make a change for their health. So I began looking deeper into the search results for this question and they were pretty underwhelming.

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