We consistently see patients who suffer from chronic and/or repetitive neck and shoulder pain as well as headaches. Many times these individuals will have too much tension or muscle development in the upper traps. You know, the muscles at the top of your shoulder that travel into your neck… where you hold your stress! It […]Read more "Headaches, Neck Pain, Shoulder Issues – Too Much Trap"
So many times we hear that people are struggling with low back pain. Chronic low back pain. So many times we hear that people are struggling with knee pain. Chronic knee pain. So many times we hear that people are struggling with pain all over. Chronic pain all over. These scenarios come from all shapes […]Read more "Pain – Don’t Write It Off. Conquer It!"
We all get stuck in technological posture. We all get pulled forward by anything and everything in our lives. No wonder so many of us struggle with low back pain. It is doesn’t end with just aches and pains. It can progress to moderate do severe pain and even numbness, tingling, and burning pain that […]Read more "Low Back Pain and the Hip"
The front squat is a very difficult movement for many people to understand let alone perform. It asks our body to do one thing with the upper extremity and the opposite with the lower extremity. Sounds simple enough, but many who have tried it get frustrated with it’s complexities. The major difficulty is keeping the […]Read more "A Key to Healthy Living – Front Squat"
It is something that everyone has said, is saying, or will say. Statistics pretty much confirm that everyone has had, is having, or will have low back pain. The unfortunate thing is that many people just live with it, accepting it as NORMAL! Normal is pain free at rest. So, there is nothing normal about […]Read more "My Low Back is Killing Me!"
Get ready to… WARM-UP! This workout sucks, no doubt. But it doesn’t have to as much if you set your body up for success. This video will highlight a lot of the warm-up strategies that will help you improve on your thrusters and chest to bars today and for the rest of time. It will […]Read more "18.5 ReTest Hack – 4ish Keys to Improve and Progress in 18.5"
No big surprise! Thrusters and Chest to Bars. This video will help you understand key strategies to maximize your capacity. Good luck and #keepmovingRead more "CrossFit Open 18.5 – 7 Keys to Maximize Capacity"
Congratulations to all of the members and followers who put in the time to understand the muscle-up and pullup progression and THEN grind through the work necessary to make a goal an accomplishment! Sherri, from Sullivan CrossFit, was one of the many to take a huge step forward. Not only did she get her first […]Read more "Muscle-Up Success Stories"
The handstands were different and the deadlifts got heavy. If you made it to the handstand walks then your realized how they feel when your arms feel like noodles. Regardless of how you ended up, this ReTest Hack will help you understand and improve on 18.4 as well as any future workout that involves handstands […]Read more "CrossFit Open 18.4 ReTest Hack – 5 Keys to Increasing Capacity"
18.3 was all about having the cardio to show your skill. 18.4 is all about having enough strength for a chance to express your skill So if I’m strong I’m okay??? Not quite, my friend! You have to express your strength on a stable spine in both the deadlift and the handstand pushup, or you […]Read more "CrossFit Open 18.4 – 6 Keys to Maximize Capacity"