Being CrossFitters, we are all at some point going to experience some low back discomfort.  Now, just because your low back is a little wonky doesn’t mean you need to worry.  Typically, a little discomfort post workout can be fixed by a little foam rolling or mobility work.  Work upstream and downstream of the problem.  What does that mean?  Stretch your hamstring, stretch your hip flexors, stretch your glutes.  This advice is a bit counterintuitive, but your body is really just a giant piece of connective tissue.  Your tight or stiff hamstrings, hip flexors, and glutes are all playing tug-a-war on your low back.  Loosen up those puppies and your low back discomfort will be a thing of the past.

Now, what do you do when low back PAIN hits?  Here’s some good advice from our favorite physical therapists: Low Back Pain: Handle with Care!

Back pain is serious business.  Good mechanics and mobility will keep you pain free, so be proactive in keeping your low back safe!

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Ay dios mio! No bueno bro, get your back tight!

Workout of the Day

Paleo Challenge Re-test

10 minute AMRAP of:

800 m

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3 Pull-ups

6 Box Jumps

9 Squats

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