So, You Hurt Your Lower Back

Lower back pain and injuries are common among weightlifters and even non-weightlifters. As I have discussed in Shoes, Sitting, and Lower Body Dysfunctions a lot of this stems from shoes and sitting and how they may have chronic detrimental effects on our bodies. Combine this with poor technique, especially in

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On Muscle Strains

Muscle strains, like tendonitis, are one of the more pesky injuries to deal with because they decrease the ability to train and practice the sport effectively. Sadly, strains can be one of the injury conditions that is problematic to rehabilitate because of the preponderance to re-strain the muscle again during

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Overcoming Gravity 2

 The first edition of Steven’s bestselling book, Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength, was originally released on Amazon in November of 2011. Five years and several hundred positive reviews later, the second edition of Overcoming Gravity is now available—revised, expanded, and published by Battle Ground Creative.

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The Truth about Lactic Acid

Table of Contents Introduction Delayed onset muscle soreness Cramping Muscular acidosis Fatigue As fuel and in exercise Exercise Performance Conclusion Introduction Lactic acid has been unfairly demonized for everything from delayed onset muscle soreness to cramping to robbing banks. Well, maybe not robbing banks, but you get the point. In

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