Is this Kari Pearce’s year?
For her 13th and final event at the 2017 Crossfit Games, Kari Pearce completed three handstand push-ups and five kettlebell deadlifts, followed by five handstand push-ups and eight kettlebell deadlifts, then another eight handstand push-ups and 13 kettlebell deadlifts. Then she picked up two 35-lb. kettlebells and lunged with them overhead to the finish line. That was after four days of grueling competition: lifting, climbing, running, swimming, and cycling. Of course she was tired. Of course she was in pain. Still, she powered through to finish fifth in the event.
Rotator cuff tears are among the most common conditions affecting the shoulder. In 2010, close to two million people in the United States went to their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem. In this Ask the Doctor, Dr. Perkash addresses a question posed by a member of the TRX Community who was diagnosed with a possible rotator cuff tear.
From the moment we’re born, we want to move.
Today is International Yoga Day, which means it’s the perfect time to talk about why yoga is an integral part of wellness. TRX for yoga advocate Shauna Harrison says that yoga is all about helping you get out of your head and become more aware of your body and movement. “It’s all made to connect you to your breath.” she explained. “I think we are so disconnected from so many parts of ourselves, including our breath, that yoga is very helpful—especially in this day and age—for people to take the time to be in their bodies.”