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4 Ways to Prevent Injuries That Every Athlete Must Understand

4 Ways to Prevent Injuries That Every Athlete Must Understand

I vividly remember the first time I did a movement evaluation with an elite-level athlete.

“It hurts [here] when I run more than 12 miles” he told me.

Wondering if any other of his “normal” activities provoked his symptoms, I asked “when else throughout your day or week does this pain kick in?”.

How to Fix Neck Pain : A Guide for Fitness Enthusiasts

How to Fix Neck Pain : A Guide for Fitness Enthusiasts

Neck pain might be common, but there are a few things that we can keep in mind while we train that might reduce your risk of struggling with neck pain in the future.

With that in mind, here are a few of the exact recommendations that I give to my patients who struggle with frequent bouts of neck pain while or after training:

How Much Is Too Much?

How Much Is Too Much?

Because if we want to have strong, resilient, versatile bodies--bodies that can still do pull-ups at 70 years old, that can pick up and throw our kids in the air without pain well into our 40's and 50's, that can run a sub-7 mile for years on end, that can compete with the best of other CrossFit athletes...

then we have to start with self-awareness and knowing where our current capacities are at...so we can make them better!