How To Stop Low Back Pain During Squats

Kathy wrote in a question asking about low back pain during squats.   She watched my video on how to stop knee pain when squatting and now she’s feeling it a bit in the side of her lower back.   Now, there’s 3 possible scenarios going on here and what you can do about each…

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How To Fix Deadlift Knee & Elbow Pain

I talk a lot about correcting imbalances in the body to resolve pain and injuries and I got an interesting question about what to do when you have fixed your imbalances and have pain.   This one came from Patrick who has been working on a number of corrective exercises and now he’s getting back…

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Optimum Golf Swing Shoulder Alignment

A while back I posted a video about how to eliminate golf swing shoulder pain and I got a question from Robert asking about what ideal shoulder alignment should be for taller players when addressing the ball so the shoulder aren’t so far apart which limits movement during the back swing.   It’s a great…

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Q & A: Knee Pain Recovery Training Techniques

Stacey wrote in asking about stretching and training knee pain recovery to help with knee pain she’s been struggling with lately.   So, I shared some training techniques and ideas to help her get on the road to recovery. I’m a strong believer that our bodies are meant to move and be strong not to…

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3 Exercises To Build Single-Leg Strength Fast

Got a question from Logan who had an interesting dilemma.   His left hip was much stronger than his right hip to the point where it caused such an imbalance not only in strength and performance but in his movement as well.   He tried doing 2 leg exercises like squats and deadlifts to fix…

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How To Deadlift To Fix Low Back Pain

I’ve had it with doctors telling people with low back pain (and other injuries) to stop working out for a month,   Not to lift anything more than 10lbs,   To avoid certain movements or activities   While being more than happy to prescribe pain medications or needless surgeries that could have been prevented.  …

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Best Exercises For Strong Shoulders

Shoulder pain flat out sucks! I’ll never forget back in 2002 when I suffered a pretty serious shoulder injury and ended up going to a physical therapy clinic. I sat in that office for nearly 3 hours with the two head therapists scratching their heads because they couldn’t figure out what to do about my shoulder. Nice. So, they…

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How To Resolve IT Band Pain

Got an email yesterday from Scott. Seems he’s a CrossFit athlete who’s developed IT Band pain that he hasn’t been able to resolve. Here’s the email: Hey Kevin, I love your website and videos I am not a runner but am a Crossfit guy. Alot of thrusters, burpees, and box jumps. Well, I was up…

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Should You Quit Squats & Lunges Because Of Pain?

Another question from a reader of this blog asked if she should quit doing squats and lunges because her knees hurt when she does them. The common answer most doctors and therapists will tell you is ‘yes’. I have a BIG problem with that tho. And, so will you if you listen to that garbage…

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5 Minute Shoulder & Hip Mobility Fix

I’ve been messing around in my home ‘dungeon’ using it as my laboratory <=Dr. Jekyll beware my friend! Lately I’ve been doing a LOT of heavy lifting. which means I wanna keep my shoulders, back and knees healthy y’know? I see too many guys like me (middle aged dudes) getting banged up and thinking it’s because their getting older. Truth is that…

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