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An overlooked cause of knee pain

August 15, 2012

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I’ve written a bit about how the predominant issue for people with knee pain is their knee(s) cave inward too much. I wrote extensively about how the TFL (and IT band) is one of the main muscles causing this issue. You can find that on The best damn it band stretch.  One element I haven’t […]

Making burpees more knee friendly

August 15, 2012

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One of my more enjoyable exchanges with clients: Me “Have you done burpees before?” Client “Hmm, maybe, I’m not sure.” Me “Then you haven’t…Everyone remembers burpees after about 10 of them.” Then I demonstrate a few of them and go, “Yes, these suck.” (For all the Cross Fit psychos yes, I realize the person didn’t […]

Why you’re still in pain

August 8, 2012

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You’ve been doing all your exercises. You feel confident in your plan. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon what “anterior pelvic tilt” means and think you finally found what’s causing your lower back pain. Or you’ve discovered what the rotator cuff is and you’re strengthening it. Or you’ve realized how awful your bench press form is. You’ve […]

Sleep with less pain…Tonight

August 6, 2012

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Sleep With Less Pain…Tonight Do you have trouble sleeping through the night due to joint pain? Or do you ever wake up in the morning with some of your joints yelling at you? Maybe you are… Tired of waking up with a tight and stiff neck? Tired of waking up multiple times in the middle […]