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  • jasonbetke posted a new activity comment 4 months, 4 weeks ago

    So to answer my own question, in case anyone is interested, it was all about technique. I reviewed Eric’s videos on the swing and paid close attention to what I was doing, and it turns out I wasn’t keeping my core tight enough. Was releasing my core and putting too much strain on my lower spine. All better!

    • I also had lower back issues. what helped me immensely was “smashing” my QL with a lacrosse ball. do it everyday for 3-4 days and you will notice the difference. also do KB windmills to strengthen the QL

  • jasonbetke posted an update in the group Group logo of Eric Leija Q&AEric Leija Q&A 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hi all. Any suggestions for lower back stretches? I do yoga a couple times per week, but still struggle with tightness in my lower back that tends to cause me issues doing swings. I’m pretty picky about my technique so I don’t THINK that’s an issue, and I do warm up before a workout, but haven’t had much luck finding the right stretch for my…[Read more]

    • So to answer my own question, in case anyone is interested, it was all about technique. I reviewed Eric’s videos on the swing and paid close attention to what I was doing, and it turns out I wasn’t keeping my core tight enough. Was releasing my core and putting too much strain on my lower spine. All better!

      • I also had lower back issues. what helped me immensely was “smashing” my QL with a lacrosse ball. do it everyday for 3-4 days and you will notice the difference. also do KB windmills to strengthen the QL

  • Been a long haul, and I’m not quite there yet, but after dealing with limited workouts due to an elbow injury, I’m finally starting to ramp up into broader workouts. Might even be able to try a pullup in the next couple of weeks.

    • I just started the free 4 week program and I am on day 3 of the first week. I definitely need my rest after each circuit. As time goes on though I will lessen the rest time. I love the workouts and the mobility drill in the beginning are so important. when my wife is done with nursing school in 2 weeks ill purchase the one kettlebell program.

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