How to do a Safe and Core-Based Abdominal Crunch

Abdominal crunches are a great core-strengthening exercise that requires minimal equipment and space. It is just too bad that a lot of people are doing them incorrectly. Continue reading

A User’s Guide to the Human Body – Scarcity, Dieting, and Exercise

When it comes to addressing weight loss in the developed world, one of the great ironies is that even though people now have unprecedented access to fitness facilities and healthy foods, obesity is the number one health problem facing many of it citizens. What has changed in recent years that makes it so much easier for people to gain weight but simultaneously makes losing that so difficult? Continue reading

Low Back Pain: Why Some People Have It and What They Can Do About It

What causes low back pain?

Low back pain can have numerous causes – disc herniation, dehydration, kidney issues, sciatic nerve impingement, cancer and more. But now that I’ve terrified you with the possibilities, let me share something. Every single case of low back pain that I have encountered has been almost entirely due to muscle tension. Continue reading