“I can deadlift 500# but 225# for 20 blows my back up.” Have you said this? Or what about this – “A workout with light snatches, wall balls, and burpees would have my back in spasm”.? It’s a tragedy of poor preparation when we hear phrases like this from powerful athletes who seemingly are missing that one little thing to become more competitive. Whether you’re just missing regionals every year or you don’t sign up for competitions because you don’t feel like being in pain following a light workout, we see a consistent misunderstanding of how to manage stamina and power output. Watch this video and have a better understanding of why your back keeps blowing up. You might be able to fix it yourself with much less effort than you thought.