Here’s a great exercise you can easily add to your daily routine or during the rest between your sets at the gym. It improves shoulder mobility and especially activates the lower trap. This is great because the lower trap is often under-utilized in a lot of movements and can help save your shoulders from injury. [...]
If you missed the intro to the deadlift, you can read it here to catch up and see if deadlifting is right for you. The deadlift is a simple rudimentary lift. You’re basically just picking up a heavy object off the ground. However, there’s a few things you should know before performing this lift that’ll [...]
This exercise is a great one for those who are pain free and want to ensure they stay that way by strengthening their body. It’s a great movement for strengthening the entire posterior chain which consists of the calves, hamstrings, glutes, lower and upper back.
Once the acute phase of an injury has been passed, it’s usually a good idea to start trying to mobilize the area and eventually apply strengthening exercises. However it can be tough in the initial phases to find exercises that are gentle enough not to aggravate the injury and potentially take a step backwards, yet which provide a means of slowly and progressively overloading the muscles to return to a healthy state. This is especially true for the lower back.