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Psoas muscle - Dr. Axe

A Weak Psoas Muscle Could Be the Cause of that Back Pain

All too often we find ourselves experiencing aches and pains in our bodies, especially in the low back. If you find yourself commonly searching for remedies for fast back pain relief, it may be time to investigate the psoas muscle. The psoas major, technically named iliopsoas, may very well be one of the most important muscles in the body. Why? This … Read More

Lats

Latissimus Dorsi: Exercises + Stretches for Your “Lats”

The latissimus dorsi muscles — commonly just called “the lats” — are the two biggest, broadest muscles in your back and, overall, one of the largest muscle groups in the whole body. As extensor muscles, the lats primarily have the job of helping to lift the arms up as they lengthen and reach. The lats are involved in other important … Read More

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Jumping jacks - Dr. Axe

6 Benefits of Jumping Jacks + Circuit Routine

Jumping jacks go way back. That’s what I love most about this traditional exercise. You probably learned how to do the jumping jack while in elementary school. It’s a basic exercise that most anyone can perform, and can be modified to fit any fitness style needed — even for the newest exerciser. What are jumping jacks good for? Jumping jacks are a classic … Read More

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Lower back pain relief - Dr. Axe

6 Natural Treatments for Lower Back Pain Relief

It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of adults experience persistent symptoms of lower back pain at some point in their lives, and about 31 million Americans struggle with the condition at any given time. Given its extremely high prevalence rate — whether due to a weak psoas muscle, sciatic nerve pain or some other cause — it’s not surprising … Read More

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Psoas muscle - Dr. Axe

A Weak Psoas Muscle Could Be the Cause of that Back Pain

All too often we find ourselves experiencing aches and pains in our bodies, especially in the low back. If you find yourself commonly searching for remedies for fast back pain relief, it may be time to investigate the psoas muscle. The psoas major, technically named iliopsoas, may very well be one of the most important muscles in the body. Why? This … Read More

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Calisthenics - Dr. Axe

Calisthenics: The Ancient Greek Workout for a Shredded Body

When thinking of calisthenics, if you have a mental picture of the military performing jumping jacks to cadence, you’re not far off. The truth is, though, that calisthenics exercises are rooted much deeper in history, dating all the way back to ancient Greece. (More on that later, interesting stuff.) When it comes to your personal history, you probably first experienced … Read More

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How to get rid of back fat - Dr. Axe

How to Get Rid of Back Fat

Having a sexy back can give you more confidence this summer, but that annoying bulge just above your hips or where your sports bra lines your back can be frustrating. And this is not only a nag for women — many men feel this frustration too. If you feel this way, you’re not alone. Lots of people want to know … Read More

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Full Body 12 Minute Workout

Full Body 12 Minute Workout

We know you’re pressed for time, so in this video, Dr. Chelsea will be demonstrating a full-body workout in only 12 minutes! Dr. Chelsea is using the Tabata style workout method which is 20 seconds of high intensity with a 10 second break. There are four exercises that you repeat 6 times through. Exercises: 1.) Drop Jump Squats 2.) Push … Read More

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Posture Exercises

Posture Exercises

Are you sitting all day or not very active? Chances are you struggle with bad posture. Try these easy, effective and fast exercises for better posture!

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The Best Single Exercise You Can Do

The Best Single Exercise You Can Do

Running short on time? This is the single Best Single Exercise You Can Do! Try incorporating it into your routine or on its own! You’ll feel the burn and see results!

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Jump Rope Workout

Jump Rope Workout

In this video, Dr. Josh Axe explains how to get a great workout using a jump rope. He demonstrates one of his favorite 10 minute workouts on how to burn fat fast using three exercises: jump rope, push ups, and bicycles. Jump rope helps get your heart rate up, pushups help work your chest and shoulders, and bicycles help you … Read More

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