Golfers Elbow Exercises

You know what stinks? Having golfers elbow when you don’t play golf!  I do lift weights three times a week though.  So this repetitive motion injury has reared it’s ugly head.  Because I’m a personal trainer, I didn’t go straight to Google to...

Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you’ve ever had pain in your low back, you’ve probably Googled stretches for lower back pain.  Stretching and/or massage can temporarily relieve lower back pain, but it’s often not the cure. With my clients who have been doing stretches for lower...

Sciatica Pain Treatment

If you feel that all too familiar shooting pain down the back of your leg, you probably have researched sciatica pain treatment. I’ve worked with a number of clients who report sciatica pain and have found that the most common solution they hear is to stretch...

Exercises to Help with Neck Pain

Neck pain seems to be plaguing my clients lately.  And the blog series I wrote about neck and shoulder tension are by far my most popular!  (Read those here after reading this one.) So for this blog, we’ll talk about one of the neck flexor muscles: the...

Reverse Plank Exercise

“I really should be better at this,” I thought to myself while at a conference a few months ago. It was a conference for personal trainers and the presenter had asked us to do the reverse plank exercise.  I was partnered with a guy who did his first.  His...

Diastasis Recti Workout

So you’ve discovered you have a diastasis.  No matter if you’re a few weeks postpartum or a few years, there are exercises you can do to improve your abdominals.  A diastasis recti workout will be low intensity and fairly short. The most important thing to...