If you get shoulder pain when raising your arm, or lifting overhead in the gym, when working, or when dancing, here are 2 simple exercises for shoulder pain relief that you can do with minimal equipment. There are lots of different shoulder pain exercises, and the best one depends on your unique problem. However, 2... Continue Reading →
Do you live an active lifestyle, often taking part in CrossFit, obstacle courses, or dance professionally? Are you finding that knee pain is affecting your day-to-day? You shouldn't have to choose between your favorite activities and completing daily tasks. Living in New York City means a lot of walking, often up and down stairs to... Continue Reading →
Knee pain can wreck your life, making it impossible to exercise, difficult to walk and climb stairs, and for performers, threaten their income. But can a warm up routine help to drastically reduce your knee pain when you do the things you love, or during your basic daily tasks? In short, yes! Warming up your... Continue Reading →
Lifting weights is more than just a way for you to keep in shape. It's a way that you can feel great, it gives you energy and helps you feel confident in yourself. But what do you do if you have lower back pain from lifting weights, and your favorite hobby starts to create a... Continue Reading →
For many of us, the winter holidays are a time of traveling, visiting friends or family, and busy social schedules. Amidst all of this, it’s easy to fall out of our usual workout habits. Don’t wait until the new year to recommit to exercise — keep moving through the holidays!
I've been having quite an in-depth conversation with Nick Novak, the Head Weightlifting Coach at WillyB CrossFit Bowery. We just kept digging up topics!
Coach Novak brings a unique perspective to weightlifting. His coaching style is laidback and welcoming, making weightlifting accessible to athletes of all ages and levels.
Chatting with Nick Novak, we get into some of the nitty gritty of Coaching and breaking things down.