It’s nearly impossible to go to the gym and NOT see someone doing an exercise or stretch incorrectly. Human nature begs us to reach out to these misguided lifters BUT we can’t solve every issue out there…it’s just not that easy. What I can do for you is focus on the most prevalent movements done poorly and explain how you can avoid these common mistakes.
After working with thousands of people over the years, I’ve found the mistakes below to be the root causes of a majority of the lower back pain people who exercise are suffering with.
The real trouble is that often times this “pain” begins as a subtle, nagging sensation and it’s ignored. Over time this once small, annoying pain becomes a monster that sidelines you from doing what you love.
If you love weight training you’re not going to stop working out over something that doesn’t seem like a big deal. However, if you keep putting yourself under heavy loads with compromised technique, it will only perpetuate the problem until you are forced to face it.
Now, let’s turn our attention to the common pitfalls you’ll find at the gym that can lead to serious back pain and more importantly, fix these mistakes once and for all. If you’re interested in keeping your spine healthy and free from pain for years to come and maintaining an active lifestyle, keep reading…….