Why do we workout

One of the key reasons why so many of us get injured or end up living with debilitating conditions like chronic back pain is poor bio-mechanics. Poor posture, improper balance and bad form when bending, reaching or even just walking can lead to weakness, strains and degeneration over time. While working out provides a number of key benefits, one of those benefits, and perhaps the one least often mentioned, is the development of proper bio-mechanics; something which, ultimately, gets transferred from the gym to our daily activities thereby reducing our risk of injury and degeneration.

In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates some specific ways that exercises in the gym can help us in our everyday activities: