Dealing with Back Pain and Back Injuries

Sign up to the newsletter

and get a copy of No-BS WiFi Money as a gift!

100% Privacy. We never spam you.
Invalid email address

I’ve seen several people discuss back pain and back injury on the LMM telegram group, bringing back some very unpleasant memories – I’ve had several back injuries, including one that rendered me unable to walk properly for a few days.

There’s a ton of bad advice out there regarding dealing with back injuries, and much of the bad advice includes things like “don’t squat, don’t deadlift, sit on your ass like a cripple” – when in reality, the best way to fix your back is by strengthening your back, and to do that, you must squat and deadlift.

If you have back pain, watch these two videos (I promise they’re worth your time):

The Back Pain Episode | Starting Strength Radio #9

Back Injuries with Mac Ward | Starting Strength Podcast

Get a copy of starting strength, read the book to learn the form, and get under a barbell. Start from a light weight and go up every workout.

Your back will get better as it gets stronger. It worked for me.

The other thing that really helped me was buying an ergonomic chair.

Earlier, I was using a regular gaming chair, and my back would hurt after sitting on it for even 30 minutes. I would find myself squirming and adjusting my seat to feel comfortable.

I invested in a Herman Miller Aeron Chair and it’s been one of the best purchases I’ve made. It’s a very expensive chair, but it’s designed well and I can sit on it for hours without my back bothering me.

If you can afford it and you have back pain that bothers you at work, it’s worth giving the expensive office chairs a shot.

Hope this helps!

– Harsh

You may also like

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

1 Comment
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Follow us

377kFollowers
60.3kFollowers
12.8kMembers
9.4kSubscribers
20.1kFollowers
25k+Subscribers
AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE

Some links to products contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission. For an example, as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This commission comes at no additional cost to you.

Popular Articles

ImageTitle
1
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x

JOIN MILLIONS OF MEN IMPROVING THEIR LIVES EVERY DAY


You have found the #1 self-improvement resource for men. Here you will find no-bullshit actionable advice on topics they don't teach you in school - mindset, physical fitness, online business, personal finance, life skills, social skills, red pill truths, and more!

Invalid email address
No Spam. No Bullshit. 100% Privacy.Your e-mail will never be shared with anyone.