Retraining How We Sit, Stand and Move to Eliminate Chronic Pain Forever (Podcast) – Bottomlineinc.com
Download MP3 Our screen-focused, seated lifestyle is compressing our bodies, causing pain and some surprising other ailments. Eric Goodman, Doctor of Chiropractic, created Foundation Training, which counteracts the pain-causing effects of gravity and lifestyle on the body with a unique series of core-strengthening exercises. When Dr. Goodman was confronted with his own back problem, mainstream doctors said that it could be cured only with surgery. Instead, he created Foundation Training, which has since helped members of the military, top athletes, film “action heroes” and others regain functionality. He outlines his program in his book, True to Form: How to Use Foundation Training for Sustained Pain Relief and Everyday Fitness. In this episode of the Bottom Line Advocator Podcast, Dr. Goodman joins Bottom
Not surprisingly, all the hunching, slumping and slouching of modern-day life are taking a toll on our bodies. Reading and working on our computers and smartphones…spending large amounts of time in the car…watching TV on the couch. Life in the 21st century is filled with many pleasurable conveniences and one giant modern-day nuisance—chronic pain. Specifically, the sitting and slumping compress the spine and overtax the joints. Over time, poor posture weakens the muscles along the back of the body known as the posterior chain. These powerhouse muscles—the back, glutes and hamstrings—are intended to do the heavy lifting, working to protect the joints and skeleton. Excess sitting and inactivity cause the posterior chain to weaken, while the chest and quadriceps overdevelop to compensate. This
By Dr. Mercola Dr. Eric Goodman is the creator of Foundation Training, a highly effective protocol. Foundation Training focuses on body weight exercises that integrate as many muscles as possible to strengthen and elongate your core and posterior chain — which includes all the muscles that connect to your pelvis, whether above or below it — thereby alleviating many chronic pain issues. The protocol has evolved over the years, and I’ve interviewed Goodman twice before, in 2013 and the most recent two years ago in 2014, covering various updates. In this interview, he delves into some of the details covered in his latest book, “True to Form: How to Use Foundation Training for Sustained Pain Relief and Everyday Fitness.” Goodman, who is trained as
“I’ve never felt stronger”: Chris Hemsworth pens introduction to new training book after using the techniques to target back pain and strength exercises
He's the extremely buff actor who is known for his role of Thor in the successful Marvel franchise. And Chris Hemsworth took to social media on Friday to reveal the secret to maintaining his gruelling workouts, crediting it all to a book that he has written an introduction for. The 32-year-old gushed about the tome, titled True To Form, by Dr. Eric Goodman, writing: 'If you've ever suffered from back pain or want a stronger healthier body then check this book out.' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/
Find yourself hunching more than you should? Posture not where it should be? Dr. Eric Goodman is a superstar in the world of "structural bio-mechanics", and has released a new book that will put you back into shape.
After asking Jeff Bridges about his meditation and exercise routine, Jeff shows James and David Duchovny a stretch he learned that helped his lower back pain.
Julie and Lauren talk with Dr. Eric Goodman about his new book "True to Form". He also explains the importance of foundation training and what it means to your overall health.
Good-bye back pain, hello improved posture. Foundation Training founder Eric Goodman’s simple exercise plan gets results fast. Good posture isn’t just for finishing-school grads and pageant contestants. Strengthening the posterior chain of muscles that allows you to stand straight and tall helps you look more vital and youthful, and is the basis of a strong and pain-free back. Anyone who has suffered through back pain will tell you there is nothing quite as debilitating. Like many chefs (and TV personalities) I spend hours on my feet, which can leave me with a sore back on occasion. So I was intrigued when I heard through the grapevine about an exercise program that not only improves your posture, but can relieve acute back