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    If you’re like most adults, you probably view turkey neck and loose skin as an inevitable byproduct of aging. However, did you know that there are actually neck tightening exercises you can do that can slow or even reverse these unpleasant side effects of father time?
    Despite being one of the most important parts of maintaining a pain-free quality of life, fear gets in the way of neck and posture training. Whether the fear of doing neck training alone, looking silly at the gym, or doing the exercises incorrectly, it stops us from completing our neck training. This can pose several problems since the neck is one of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies.

    If you're suffering from golf-related neck pain, it can prevent you from fully enjoying something you love.

    Whether your pain is persistent throughout the round or you feel it later that night when you get home, you'll not be able to really play your best or have as much fun. Is this pain preventable, or is a sore neck or upper back just an inevitability from swinging the golf club? We're here to tell you that you can in fact enjoy one of your favorite pastimes without stressing about injuring yourself or feeling sore.

    While the NFL and NHL made front page news for their heightened awareness of concussions, soccer player Brittni Souder looked for anyone who could understand her textbook symptoms of repetitive brain trauma.

    Neck training probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of running, but proper biomechanics from the feet up to the neck is essential for safety and stabilization. Discover how neck training for runners helps to build strength, improve mobility, and improve attention while running. 
    Nico Barraza tore all the ligaments of his right shoulder and hand, and suffered a TBI, when he went over the handlebars of his bike. The former NCAA baseball player, pro ultrarunner and cyclist is bringing the Iron Neck in to restore his neck and shoulders to full function.

    Training with the Iron Neck will make any athlete better than they would be without it. Some coaches are taking their neck training for athletes beyond the basics, giving themselves an edge and moving the ball downfield for all of us.

    Iron Neck has its roots in football, wrestling and combat sports, but as more coaches use it, the more sports benefit from neck training and development. Track & field, tennis and baseball are prime examples of where neck training needs to go next.
    With the Iron Neck becoming a regular in pro athletes' social media, we asked some of their trainers how they reached the point of saying "Yes, putting an Iron Neck on an NFL player's head is a good idea."

    A wrestler and football player in high school and at UCLA, Jolly continued his two-track life by serving as a football coach and strength & conditioning coach, developing athletes when not developing real estate.

    Injuries to Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson draw attention to the neck’s involvement as they enter concussion protocol.
    Three million people every year have to work through a rotator cuff injury. This year, strength & conditioning coach Joe DeFranco is one of them.