Treating folks, like you, who move for a living and live to move
Author: Richard SymisterHow to Build a Stronger Bridge
The bridge is a staple exercise for building strength and stability throughout the lower back, hip, and posterior chain. As […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow to Build A Better Side Plank
The side plank is an excellent movement for core stability. But it has so many other benefits, such as shoulder, […]
Author: Richard SymisterBack Pain Standing? Stop Standing Like Elvis!
Do you get that localized, nagging ache on either side of your lower back as soon as you stand still? […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow to Stop F#*king Up Your Back: Know your C.O.R.E. Anatomy.
Are you looking for washboard abs or a 6- pack? If your answer is “yes”, read no further. This bite-size […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow to Stop F#*king Up Your Back: Learn the Acronym C.O.R.E.
I cringe, watching folks doing 3-minute planks, experimenting with random YouTube videos or virtual classes, or performing crunch after crunch […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow to Stop F#*king Up Your Back: Learn Your ABCs!
The back can be complicated. Training the back does not have to be. The right Physical Therapist knows how to […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow Often Should I Train My Core?
The muscles of the core are like any other muscles in the body. They respond and adapt to loads, stress, […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow can I prevent back pain while driving?
Driver. Desk jockey. Same posture with slightly more challenges to your core when driving because of stops/starts, turns, bumps, vibrations, […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow can I activate my core without restricting my breathing?
Breathing is fundamental, but not always functional. Within your body, you have these great neighbors, all getting along— Mr. Heart. […]
Author: Richard SymisterHow can I best activate my core when walking or running?
This is an excellent question! It’s great that you are doing core training to support your locomotion performance —- walking […]