Month: August 2019

Costochondritis: stress on the chest

Costochondritis   Most people will not be able to tell you anything about costochondritis. The name itself is obscure enough to keep most people from researching the condition! In terms of the weight room, costochondritis effects the “chest day is everyday” type of lifter or the person who ramps up their upper body work outs

Core Strength, Back Pain and Deadlifting

Let’s talk “Core” Strength and its influence on low back pain. From ‘slipped disc’s, sciatica, “butt wink,” and everything in between, its easy to see why conversations about the low back can get complicated quickly. So to clear things up, let’s talk about why the “core” is a critical component of low back health.  Then,