Pain Free Athlete :: Breathing

Improve Core Stability and Posture with Diaphragm Training

The diaphragm has a dual role in the body, respiration and posture. When these actions occur simultaneously, core stability is improved. This is particularly evident in the lumbar spine. My last blog, My Low Back Hurts Because I Can’t Breathe, described … Read More

My Low Back Hurts Because I Can’t Breathe!

Did you know that respiration (breathing) and back pain are intimately linked? News to me! A 2006 study found that “the presence of respiratory disease is a stronger predictor for lower back pain than other established risk factors.” And “clinical … Read More