Excessive deflection in the lower back or hyperlordosis of the lumbar spine is an incorrect position of the spine, in which the lumbar curve becomes too deep. In this position, the stomach protrudes forward, and the pelvis goes back. This phenomenon is often found in non-professional athletes. Common causes of acquired lumbar hyperlordosis include overweight, pregnancy, osteoporosis, spondylolisthesis, and a sedentary lifestyle.
Different alternatives to relieve my back pain had me questioning. Was it perhaps surgery? But, I couldn't stand the fact there could be side affects to it. What about the chiropractic? Or physical therapy? Maybe, I could have an epidural steroid injection? With more alternatives to choose from, I had to start from the bottom and if nothing else worked, I would have to choose surgery as my last option. Starting physical therapy has tremendously helped in relieving my back pain, all thanks to my core strengthening program. These are few of the exercises that have helped in developing a pain free back. Try it out for yourself and don't worry about having to pay thousands of dollars in Physical Therapy like I did. Here are 7 exercises with the purpose of relieving your pain.
As a ballerina who believes in God, ballet can be an affair of love and hate, just like some passions in life. LOL. Hence, all of life is a dance and we are all dancers in it. As Albert Einstein says, “Dancers are the athletes of God.”
Home bodyweight workouts are a great way to stay in shape. Contrary to popular belief, a well-developed routine can fully replace a gym, coach, or fancy equipment. Let’s explore tips that will take your at home bodyweight workouts to a whole new level. You will learn new ways to torture your body that would make the ways of medieval Inquisition look like a back rub.
Proficient runners use their feet more than regular folk – the same goes for guys that jog every morning to keep fit. Runners spend long hours in training, which can damage or hurt your toes, or veins, which is why you need to learn how to take care of your feet.
"A body in motion stays in motion."
I’ve never been a runner. The mile in high school used to be a source of anxiety, and it’d leave me wheezing once I finished it. It didn’t matter how often I ran. It was always a struggle to finish. As someone who nurtured her GPA like a child, running for a grade was quite literally my nightmare.
Our centering thought of the day is: "I trust in life because I trust myself." --Deepak Chopra. 21 Day Meditation, Hope in Uncertain Times.
Many people, be they nine-to-fivers’ or top tier athletes, utilise caffeine in their day to day schedules. Whether you opt for a standard espresso shot or like a pre-workout with ingredients that could power a lightsabre, many lifters can testify to the perceived increase in endurance and power when consuming the divine stimulant before a workout.
Growing up, I had to learn to be singled out in certain things and be alright with it. Say, sports, for example. That was something I never knew I'd be awful at, but had to learn to accept that being picked last for the team would eventually become the norm someday. And, by accepting that, it could eventually be something I'd shrug off and laugh about in later years.