Stop the Barbell Back Squat!
Do you ever ask yourself why back pain is so prominent? Eight out of ten Americans will suffer from back pain at some time in their lives. That is a staggering number of people. Is there something about the design of the spine and the way it is used in modern society that makes it susceptible to degeneration? This author says yes, and the answer may be found in the spinal evolutionary mismatch. Reviewing the anatomy of the spine makes clear that modern humans retain certain s