Hello, Momentum Fitness, Sayonara Back Pain

Hands down, there is nothing more annoying or uncomfortable than a part of your body in chronic pain, especially your back. For years, I blamed my back pain on the scoliosis (curvature of the spine) that I have. No kidding, on every single “leg day,” I prepared myself for pain that would stick around the rest of my day like an unbearable headache. Without fail, at some point during my leg workout, I knew I’d feel a sharp stab in my low back that my SO and training partner Robby and I dubbed a “tweak.” A few reps into our workout, typically during squats, we would ask each other, “You got the tweak yet?” More bizarre? Robby felt it, too, and he doesn’t even have scoliosis! Interesting.

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