When you lose your form, you need to stop. This tip might save you from disaster. Bad form does two things: eliminates your results and puts you at risk for injury.
The Garth Brooks song says it perfectly: "I'm much too young to feel this old." I remember thinking this way when I was young. In this episode I talk about how to change it to "I'm much too old to feel this young."
Imagine it's you wore mittens all day everyday, what do you think your hands would move like? Now think of your poor feet, who are not only stuck in your shoes, but they have to support your body weight every day.
In this episode I talk about why 8 out of 10 Americans report that they experience back pain at some point in their lives. I give you one main reason why, and a quick exercise for what you can do.
Stretching releases tension, right? Not really. It actually does the opposite and creates a different type of tension. There is a better way to release tension.
In this episode I talk about cardio, and why you don't need it in the form you think you do. Get off the treadmill!
In this episode I talk about how important it is to know which muscles you're working... and how we know when you're imbalanced in your approach.
In this episode I talk about knee pain and one specific posture that can be related to knee pain.
In this episode I talk about how to workout without injury, specifically using the concept of "pain" vs. "work" and the concept of a sticking point.
Stop relying on willpower, motivational tricks, and pump-up strategies and learn how to top into your inner fitness fire with Chris' 60-minute audio book: Ignite Your Fitness Passion (published 2015)
Relieve your back pain with this easy-to-follow video program designed to get to the root cause of your pain: muscle imbalance. Check out the Back Pain Module.
Learn the basic principles that make a successful fitness program with Chris' 60-page book, Functional Strength: The Key To Pain-Free Movement (published 2008)