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Core Workout for Hockey Players Who Want to Win More Puck Battles

It is still common to see hockey players who include 'crunches' in their off-ice core workout. If we ignore the fact that repeated lumbar flexion (the...

Boost Your Ab Routine With the Myotatic Crunch

It's no surprise that many people are constantly searching for the next great ab exercise. Everyone wants great abs, right? We all know this. Let me...

Sit-Ups May Do More Harm Than Good

Although Sit-Ups are commonly used to improve abdominal strength, they may be causing more harm than good. Dr. Richard Guyer, of the Texas Back...

3 Yoga Twists to Keep You on the Field and Improve Your Game

Yoga twistsBack pain is a popular reason for bench warming. Low-back issues abound with athletes across all sports. There are numerous reasons athletes...

Reduce Your Odds of Suffering Low Back Pain

About 90 percent of athletes experience low back pain at some point in their lives. But there are things you can do to minimize the risk of sufferi...

3 Ways to Improve Your Back Mobility

Try to lift your arms straight over your head without bending your elbows. Do you feel tension in your back? If so, you may have t-spine mobility ...

9 Tips to Recover from Surgery Faster

If you're currently recovering from athletic surgery, you're probably itching to get past rehab and back to playing your sport. Following your docto...

Pros and Cons of Using a Weightlifting Belt

There is considerable discussion about the use of weightlifting belts by athletes (see Ask the Experts: Should I Wear a Weightlifting Belt?). Ulti...

Cure and Avoid Low Back Pain With These Rehab Techniques

Up to 80 percent of the world suffers from back pain, specifically lower back pain, at one point or another. Although leading an athletic lifestyle ...

Back Exercises for Rehab and Performance

Just like athletes, back exercises come in all shapes and sizes and have various strengths and weaknesses. Individual techniques are more effectiv...