A Much Needed Alternative to No Pain, No Gain: The Progressive Ease Method

If you’re training for athletic competition with a healthy body and if you wish to get the most out of your abilities and performance, the dictum “no pain, no gain” makes sense. But in the context of relieving chronic pain such a mindset runs counter to how our physiology, and especially our nervous system, operates. Rather than helping us to relieve pain such a mindset tends to perpetuate a cycle of re-aggravation.