Are WEAK GLUTES Actually Weak, Or Just Inhibited By The Low Back?

Are WEAK GLUTES Actually Weak, Or Just Inhibited By The Low Back?

Weak glutes are a common dysfunction associated with poor sports performance, pain, and injury. Once diagnosed, the logical next step is to work hard on strengthening those gluteal muscles. And through conventional progressive resistance programs, we usually see an improvement in gluteal strength over the 

How to Improve Your Grip Strength in Less Than 30 Seconds

How to Improve Your Grip Strength in Less Than 30 Seconds

Traditionally, the road to improving grip strength has been relatively straightforward. Progressively load and fatigue your hand, wrist, and forearm muscles and you’ll eventually see change. This process can take a couple of weeks to bear fruit and obviously requires commitment and consistency to succeed. 

How to Improve Your Single Leg Balance in Less than 30 Seconds

How to Improve Your Single Leg Balance in Less than 30 Seconds

Single leg balance is something we often expect to deteriorate over time. As we age, we assume we’ll become a little more wobbly on our feet and poor balance has very close links to falls risk in the elderly. But if we get too comfortable 

How to Box Squat Correctly (and Why They’re Brilliant for Bad Knees)

How to Box Squat Correctly (and Why They’re Brilliant for Bad Knees)

Learning how to box squat is a valuable skill for anyone struggling with knee pain. Better yet, this squat is a fantastic alternative for anyone who doesn’t feel comfortable doing regular squats. Many people don’t realize that squatting is an essential human movement. It’s an 

Instant Improve Your Neck Mobility with this Muscle Energy Technique (MET)

Instant Improve Your Neck Mobility with this Muscle Energy Technique (MET)

In today’s modern world, its hard to maintain perfect neck mobility at all times. The constant need for us to sit and/or look down for work or leisure can really force our neck to spend hours a day in postures and positions it may struggle 

Costochondritis: Fix its Hidden Cause With One Simple Exercise

Costochondritis: Fix its Hidden Cause With One Simple Exercise

Costochondritis can be quite stressful to diagnose. For many, a sudden onset of chest pain can lead to a trip to the emergency room to have your heart assessed (and hopefully cleared). Ultimately, Costochondritis can be both intensely painful and mentally draining in many cases. 

Adhesive Capsulitis: What to Know & Do to Conquer a Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive Capsulitis: What to Know & Do to Conquer a Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) can be a marathon mental and physical challenge. Sadly, despite all we know about the condition, there are still some relative unknowns in terms of its cause and an apparent lack of direct control over its duration. Unfortunately, too many people 

Why Sleeping Funny isn’t the Cause of Morning Pain it’s…

Why Sleeping Funny isn’t the Cause of Morning Pain it’s…

When waking up with morning pain, how often is your first thought “Gee, I must have slept funny?” It makes perfect sense. You went to bed without pain yet there it was when you woke up. But what if I was to tell you that 

Patellar Tendonitis: Why it’s Back-Related (and How to Fix it)

Patellar Tendonitis: Why it’s Back-Related (and How to Fix it)

We traditionally look at Patellar Tendonitis as an overuse injury. However, I’m finding there might be more going on behind the scenes. Clinically, I find that Patellar Tendonitis might be back-related, which may account for the many variables not currently explained by overuse alone. Why 

5 Highly Effective Hip Mobility Exercises (Immediate Results)

5 Highly Effective Hip Mobility Exercises (Immediate Results)

For instant improvements in your hip function, give these five highly effective hip mobility exercises a try. Traditional hip stretching just doesn’t do what we often ask it to. We have the best intentions of course, but regular hip stretches miss an integral part of