You hardly ever think about your lower back until it’s in pain: Then it’s all you can think about. Chronic sedentary lifestyles coupled with small, but potentially detrimental, poor movements can wreak havoc on the muscles that help us lift our children, carry in groceries and stand up from a sitting position. Here are some ... Read more
Your everyday, non-training posture has a far greater impact on our athletic performance and mental and physical health than you probably realize. Sure, you know it’s bad to slouch and that we should stand up straight when walking, but do we know why that’s the case? I bet if you knew what poor posture was ... Read more
How’s your front rack position? Do you wince with pain in your wrists when the barbell forces them back, swing a kettlebell overhead, or even try to complete several push-ups in a row? I’m sure you are not alone. In fact, I’d wager that almost every CrossFitter has experienced some sort of wrist pain in ... Read more
Many people dismiss the cool-down as a waste of time, or simply unimportant. But if that were the case, then why is that we see Games athletes spending time on the aerodyne (a training bike that uses air resistance) immediately after the event? I witnessed several athletes making their way back to the rower after ... Read more
No matter how badass you are, every now and then, we can all use a quick and easy boost to get us going before a training session. Breathing like a lion might be just what you need. Referred to in yoga as Simha Pranayama, “Lion’s Breath” is a breathing exercise to help you feel empowered ... Read more
PRP, in a nutshell, is a procedure that imitates our body’s response to an injury in a more powerful and accelerated way though the use of high-concentrations of our body’s platelets.