Body Gears Blog

What is Pre-hab and How Can it Help Me Recover Faster?

July 20th, 2019

It’s no secret that having physical therapy after an injury or surgery helps you recover faster. But what if there was a way to prevent an injury in the first place? Or what if there was a way to speed recovery from surgery long before you went under the knife? Pre-hab or preventative rehabilitation helps

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Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

July 10th, 2019
We all have two sciatic nerves running from either side of the lower back down to each of our legs. A classic sign of sciatica is a shooting pain along the path of the nerve on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,”

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What To Do When Your X-Ray Happens to Reveal You Have Scoliosis

June 10th, 2019
It’s more common than you might think for someone to get an x-ray done for a shoulder, neck, or back problem and when the report comes back, one of the first things it lists is scoliosis. People are often left wondering what to do with this information and have questions like, “Should I be worried?”

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5 Shocking Secrets People Who Avoid Shoulder Surgery Know*

May 2nd, 2019
*We acknowledge our use of the “click-bait” title but if you’re reading this, it worked! Hopefully you enjoy the jest if you read to the end. We always welcome your feedback on titles and blog post ideas, so please email us at social@bodygears.com Whether you’re struggling to put luggage in an overhead compartment or you’d

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When Your Knee Pain Tolerance is “Too High”

April 15th, 2019
There are some people who will humbly admit to having a low pain tolerance while others are the “Go ahead, punch me in the stomach” type. While socially it’s perceived as more favorable to have a high pain tolerance, this can often get in the way of people seeking a solution to pain since they

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CrossFit Open 19.5

March 22nd, 2019
Les Brown said “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory,” and 19.5 is going to be a hard one. But can you taste the end of the Open?!As with previous workouts this year and in years past, proper mobility and activation exercises will be important to your success in this workout. If you’re coming

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CrossFit Open 19.4

March 15th, 2019
Well, we knew snatches and muscle ups were coming!   Read the full workout here. I like the design of this workout, with 3 minutes of rest built in. If you are close to having muscle ups, this gives you a great chance. With some rest before you hit the pull-up bar, hopefully, you can

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CrossFit Open 19.3

March 8th, 2019
What. A. Beast.   DB Overhead Lunges DB Box Step-Ups Strict Handstand Push-ups Handstand Walk Time Cap 10-minutes   For the full workout, scaling options, and movement standards see the CrossFit Games website. Most athletes only expect to get through a portion of the handstand push-ups. This is a new movement for the Open, and a

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