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Do Posture Corrector Braces Actually Work?

Postural correctors/braces have been on the rise for the past few years. This is because the most common problem in today’s society is bad posture. People spend too much time sitting, texting, and on the computer. This causes your head to protrude forward and your shoulders to round forward. Overtime this poor posture results in neck, shoulder, and back pain. …

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How To Fix Your Posture – 3 Easy Steps!

This is one of the MOST common problems I see in today’s society. Everyone has poor posture, and they are either unaware or do not know how to fix it. The truth is bad posture has almost become the “norm” in today’s society. Nearly everyone is a victim of bad posture. Take a look around the next time you are …

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Why Does One Of My Ribs Stick Out More?

An uneven ribcage can be worrisome for those who do not understand the cause behind it. Many people do not pay attention to their ribs, and may not notice they have an uneven ribcage. Most people end up noticing after they lose weight, see in a picture, or someone else points it out to them. There are multiple causes that …

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Why Do Pec Tears Happen?

Pec injuries have become more and more popular over the past few years. Sports like Crossfit, MMA, football, and bodybuilding are the main sources of pec injuries. Pec tears can be extremely devastating injuries that can really setback your progress. The leading cause of pec tears/injuries is the flat bench press. The question is why do pec tears happen? Is …

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Did I Tear My Pec Muscle?

Pec tears can be a traumatic injury that can really setback your lifting progress. Pec tears are extremely rare, but do happen. The Pectoralis Major muscle usually tears or ruptures during movements such as the bench press. This is the most common mechanism for a pec tear, but they can also occur during other movements. Pectoralis tears have been becoming …

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Why Does My Wrist Hurt During Shoulder Press?

Wrist pain can be quite debilitating for those who enjoy lifting weights. Especially for exercises such as the shoulder press, bench press, and push-ups. These are some of the best fundamental exercises to build an impressive upper-body. So do not let your wrist pain prevent you from performing these exercises in the gym. Wrist pain is one of the most …

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Will Sugar-Free Energy Drinks Break My Fast?

Everyone wants to know if sugar-free energy drinks will break their fast. They taste good, provide energy, and can be found at every gas station which makes them a popular choice for those who may be intermittent fasting. Energy drinks have been the hype over the past few years, especially with the emergence of sugar-free options. Intermittent fasting is a …

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Will BCAA’s Break My Fast?

In the fitness industry, intermittent fasting is a popular choice due to its abilities to increase fat burning, improve insulin sensitivity, and increase HGH (human growth hormone). All these attributes make intermittent fasting a popular choice among gym goers, fitness enthusiast, or simply anyone who wants to stay in shape. However, a main concern among those who intermittent fast and workout …

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Will Sparkling Water Break My Fast?

I have been getting asked frequently about what I drink during intermittent fasting, and what drinks are acceptable during your fasting window. While intermittent fasting it is important to stay strict with the beverages you consume, because some drinks may “break” your fast. Intermittent fasting requires a time period (usually anywhere from 16-24 hours) without consuming food or beverages with …

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Why Are My Love Handles Uneven?

This is a common question I get asked in the clinic/gym by people who are wondering why their one hip or “love handle” is bigger than the other. People usually believe their one love handle is fatter than the other. “Fat” most likely is NOT the reason why your one love handle looks bigger on that side. In most cases …