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Foundation Training for Back Pain & other Muscular Issues

Foundation Training for Back Pain & other Muscular Issues

Foundation Training, developed by Dr. Eric Goodman, is a movement-based program designed to alleviate back pain, improve posture, and enhance overall physical performance. The core principle of Foundation Training is to strengthen the posterior chain of muscles, which includes the muscles running along the back of the body, such as the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back muscles. Here’s an overview of the science, research, and benefits behind Foundation Training, particularly for low back pain.

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Struggling at the Gym? Try a Tutu

Struggling at the Gym? Try a Tutu

Sam Lindauer, a competitive bodybuilder in Hanover, N.H., used to always reach for leggings before heading to the gym. These days, she’s wearing a tutu.

The 31-year-old fitness coach was scrolling TikTok in April when she came across a pink skort with a tulle overlay from the brand Popflex and decided to give it a whirl. 

“It definitely looks out of place, at a bodybuilding gym of all places, but I’ve only gotten compliments,” Lindauer said. “It makes me feel like a Barbie.”

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Is That Food Ultra-Processed? How to Tell

Is That Food Ultra-Processed? How to Tell

In the grocery store, shoppers wade through rows and rows of ultra-processed foods. But you can find less-processed versions of yogurt, snack bars, and other favorite items—if you know what to look for.

There is growing concern from nutrition researchers, public health experts, and parents about the amount of ultra-processed foods in the American diet. Recent research has linked diets high in ultra-processed foods to increased risks of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and depression.

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Research Behind the Good Pain Massage: Benefits and Risks

Research Behind the Good Pain Massage: Benefits and Risks

Massage therapy encompasses various modalities, each with specific techniques, pressure levels, and intended outcomes. Some modalities are more intense and can be perceived as painful. While pain during a massage might seem counterintuitive, certain painful techniques can provide significant therapeutic benefits. This discussion delves into the science, research, benefits, and potential drawbacks of painful massage modalities.

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The science, research, causes, how to fix or heal, sport massages and exercises for shoulder dislocations

The science, research, causes, how to fix or heal, sport massages and exercises for shoulder dislocations

Shoulder dislocation occurs when the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) pops out of the shoulder socket (glenoid). It’s a common injury that can cause severe pain, instability, and limited range of motion in the shoulder joint. Sports massage can be a beneficial part of the treatment plan for shoulder dislocations, aiding in pain relief, reducing muscle tension, and promoting healing.

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Right Shoulder Cuff Tendinosis, Supraspinatus Tear- Interstitium, Anterior Interior Labrum Tear, Bursitis, Spur anterior Gienoid, Mild AC Arthropathy

Right Shoulder Cuff Tendinosis, Supraspinatus Tear- Interstitium, Anterior Interior Labrum Tear, Bursitis, Spur anterior Gienoid, Mild AC Arthropathy

Rotator cuff tendinosis is a very common cause of shoulder pain. Your rotator cuff tendons control the motion of your shoulder joint. They are four very important muscles and their structure can change with age, or because of your activities.

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