How to Workout With Bad Knees

I received an email from someone in Texas a few days ago. It was a question emailed to me in regards to “The 5 Minute Rule” when it comes to exercising. The individual wanted to work out but her knees were not having it. I explained to her the importance of working around the injury using modifications for some ...

The 5 Minute Rule (Workout Motivation)

You have guests flying in and they’ll be staying at the house with you in a few days… All you can think about is cleaning the pool area, the kitchen, living room, spare bedroom, and making sure every nook and cranny is dusted and vacuumed. And of course, how dreadful this will be. You know ...

What to do With Your Hands During Hip Thrusts

Yeah, they do look weird… But we need to be engaging our glutes often. Much of the population sits at a desk for 8+ hours a day, which leads to a massive decrease in activity around the hip and pelvis. Your gluteal muscles become disengaged, which can be problematic not only in the pelvic area, ...

How Not Drinking Enough Water Can Lead to Back Pain

You all probably know that your back contains vertebrae, and those vertebrae are separated by intervertebral discs – 23 of them to be exact. The discs are gelatinous and rely on being well hydrated to function. Yours discs are comprised of 80% water at birth, and this percentage will decrease as we age. If the ...