The Best Articles of 2015 were filled with thoughtful analysis, sharp commentary, and new ideas about the world.
Wow, it is almost 2016!
The New Year is almost upon us, and that means the annual Best of lists are starting to roll in. It’s the time of the year to look back at the year that was. Today, let’s take a look at the best articles of 2015.
10. Best AB Exercise for Those with Back Pain
Are you suffering from back pain when doing ab exercises? Discover the exercise that works on the activation, endurance and strength around the back. This is important for making sure you’re working with a healthy back.
9. Best Coracobrachialis Stretch
Do you know what Coracobrachialis is? This muscle is located near your biceps and is responsible for flexing your arm towards your chest. Here’s a simple stretch that you can do to target your tight coracobrachialis muscle. This can help you reduce tension in this muscle and improve flexibility.
8. What To Do If You Have Shoulder Pain When Doing A Side Plank
Are you experiencing shoulder discomfort when doing a side plank? Here’s an alternative exercise called “Farmer’s Carry.” Side planks are a great exercise for your core, but if you have shoulder issues, you can do this variation to help strengthen your rotator cuff muscles and prevent injury.
7. Must Do Foam Roller Exercise
Are you looking for a great foam roller exercise? This is a simple exercise that you can do to help loosen up your lower body. It’s great for relieving tension and reducing stress, and it will also help you get a better night’s sleep.
6. 10 Things You Do Everyday that Damage Your Knees – Part 2
You may currently be doing these things every day that are damaging your knees. Take control Now!
By making adjustments to your daily routine, you can reverse the negative effects of these things. Stay informed and make the switch to things that will benefit your knees.
5. Advanced Hip Flexor Test
Do you want to check if you have tight hip flexors? Take the Thomas Test!
There are a few things you can do to help alleviate hip flexors. First, stretching is the key! You can try doing this stretch daily. Second, make sure you’re performing exercises correctly. Many people who lift weights have very tight hip flexors, and they don’t even realize it!
4. Best 2 Back Pain Stretches
Are you suffering from back pain? Here are the two best stretches for you!
They’re very easy to do and don’t take much of your time. They’ll leave you feeling rejuvenated and relaxed, and your back pain will be gone.
3. #1 Mistake When Training The Core
Are you training the transverse plane of your core? Check out this anti-rotational tubing exercise! This exercise turrets your internal and external obliques. It is a beginner-level exercise and can be done by anyone.
2. Best Mobility Exercises For The Neck
Do you want to improve the mobility in your neck and in your mid-back? Perform these four exercises to help mobilize your neck! One of the most important things to keep in mind while doing these exercises is to go slow and gentle. If you go too quickly, you’re more likely to cause further damage to your joints.
1. 4 Worst Foods for Plantar Fasciitis
Do you have heel pain? Exclude these 4 foods from your diet! Avoid foods that make plantar fasciitis symptoms worse.
Check out the articles and videos listed above to discover why they were so popular this year!
I am thankful for your constant support. All the contributors to EFI are also worthy of my deepest admiration. We will make 2016 a memorable year for us all!
Rick Kaselj, MS