During my professional career, I encountered the first serious injury that truly challenged me: a debilitating neck injury. Spending countless hours with my nose buried in engineering textbooks, coupled with my quest to become the fittest person on earth, meant that I often found myself hunched over with the weight of the world on my shoulders—literally and figuratively. This took an incredible toll on my neck.
I vividly remember the pain being so severe that deep breaths were impossible, and lying on my back was out of the question. My only solace was sitting with my back flush against a wall, trying to find a comfortable position to sleep at night. Back then, financial constraints meant that professional physical therapy was not an option, leaving me to my own devices to find a remedy for my ailment.
The constant hunched-over position can cause the muscles in the neck and upper back to become tight and form trigger points, leading to pain and discomfort. Regularly performing this barbell neck release exercise can help to alleviate this tension, providing much-needed relief.
Watch the video demoon my Instagram page and let me know how this works for you!
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