The 3 Most Harmful Things You Do to Your Back

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If you’ve been following this blog you know that I talk a lot about the importance of getting to the ROOT issue of pain as opposed to CHASING SYMPTOMS… Today I’d like to quickly share with you the 3 most harmful things you can do to increase your likelihood of experiencing back pain…and really any pain:( 1) […]


Why Stretching is Dead and What You Can Do Instead

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You might find it interesting to learn that as a physical therapist, athlete and coach I don’t do much stretching. I mean…it’s boring, it takes a long time and to be honest I don’t see much benefit in it for the most part.  Sometimes yes…but most of the time no! ==> There are better ways […]


Too Much Sitting: The Population-Health Science of Sedentary Behavior

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Even when adults meet physical activity guidelines, sitting for prolonged periods can compromise metabolic health. TV time and objective-measurement studies show deleterious associations, and breaking up sedentary time is beneficial. Sitting time, TV time, and time sitting in automobiles increase premature mortality risk. Further evidence from prospective studies, intervention trials, and population-based behavioral studies is […]