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Can a Mattress Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Ever since my collegiate football career ended, I've suffered from spondylothesis, a fracture of my L5 vertebra that causes nerve pain down my leg a...

5 Posture Exercises That Maximize Strength

From the moment you wake up the world is in the palm of your hand. Literally. It's your smart phone. That one device wakes you up in the morning, tells...

Exercises for Toning Your Abs Without Straining Your Low Back

Anytime you round your low back you put strain on your low back, specifically your lumbar discs. Our low back is compromised when we try to do...

How LeBron James Takes Care of His Ailing Back

Here's a sight you don't see often. LeBron James, arguably the greatest physical specimen in NBA history, lying on the ground near the baseline wi...

How to Build a DIY Speed Sled

Speed sleds are great for helping athletes train to get faster or even stronger for whatever sport they play or for their own personal reasons. If...

Perfect Planks: How to Make this Classic Exercise More Effective

You're not planking properly until you've tried this. The world record for longest plank is five hours. That's extremely mentally challenging and an...

6 Stretches to Alleviate Lower-Back Pain

6 Stretches to help alleviate your low back pain Hamstring When your hamstrings aren't firing properly, your low back muscles will compensate and put...

Reducing Low-Back Pain: What You Need to Know

On average, 75-85% of Americans will suffer from low back pain sometime within their lifetime.1,2 This pain may be a result of a traumatic event such as...

Improve Your Back Strength with the Inverted Row

Whether you are simply looking to be fit and look good, looking to put up some new PRs at your next meet or trying to truck through some unfortunate...

Avoid Low-Back Pain With These 7 In-Season Exercises

The lower back is the mediating force between upper and lower body. Like two foreign countries in negotiation, the aggressive behavior of one must be...

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