6 Surprising Reasons to Develop Your Core (That Aren’t a 6 Pack)

I just got back from our weekend retreat a few hours ago. While I promised myself that I’d spend more time relaxing than working, I did find time to read in my new core anatomy book while staring out at nature. Ever wondered why you should worry about working your core, beyond getting those ever-elusive … Continue reading 6 Surprising Reasons to Develop Your Core (That Aren’t a 6 Pack)

Working Out after Minor Injury

So it's a new year. You're hitting the gym hard, working out, starting to get in shape, and YEOWCH! You've hurt yourself. Shit. Now what happens? January 2017 marks the 6 year anniversary of my own first workout injury. My buddy Greg had taught me the cable tricep pushdown, which felt great until I went … Continue reading Working Out after Minor Injury

Working Out Around Back Injuries

I’ve been working with a few clients recently who live with chronic back issues. Since roughly 75% of people experience low back pain in their lifetimes (source), I wanted to give some tips on how to continue exercising around those conditions. Consult your doctor before starting any exercise routines, especially in the case of serious … Continue reading Working Out Around Back Injuries