Isophit: Greater Isometric Muscle Strength Linked to Fewer Tension-Type Headaches

Isophit: Greater Isometric Muscle Strength Linked to Fewer Tension-Type Headaches

Headaches can be a real pain – quite literally!


Whether you experience occasional tension-type headaches or are burdened with chronic tension-type headaches, finding relief is a top priority. Fortunately, recent research conducted by the Danish Headache Centre, the University of Southern Denmark, and esteemed institutions like the VU University Medical in Amsterdam and the University of Antwerp has uncovered an intriguing connection between poor isometric muscle strength and headache symptoms. So, if you're tired of relying on painkillers and seeking a more natural approach, it's time to explore the potential of Isophit and isometric training. Let's dive into the details and discover how you can bid farewell to those pesky headaches.


Tension-type headaches are the most common type of headache, causing mild to moderate pain that feels like a tight band squeezing your head. These headaches can be occasional or frequent, and for some unfortunate individuals, they become chronic and seemingly never-ending.


Researchers from the Danish Headache Centre, the University of Southern Denmark, the VU University Medical, and the University of Antwerp have delved into the fascinating relationship between isometric muscle strength and headaches. In a study published in Cephalalgia, individuals with tension-type headaches were found to have lower isometric neck extension and shoulder abduction strength compared to those without headaches (2016). Additionally, another study published in Pain Physician Journal, conducted by researchers from the VU University Medical and the University of Antwerp, found that pressure pain and low isometric strength of neck flexors were related in patients with chronic tension-type headaches (2015).


Neck and shoulder muscle strength in patients with tension-type headache: A case-control study


With Isophit you can easily design and execute a strategic program to target and strengthen the muscles in your neck and shoulder. With Isophit, you can engage in isometric exercises that specifically focus on your neck flexors and extensors. By performing controlled contractions against the Isophit’s restraint bar, you can give these muscles the workout they need to combat those stubborn headaches.


Pressure Pain and Isometric Strength of Neck Flexors Are Related in Chronic Tension-Type Headache


Building isometric muscle strength of the cervical spine with Isophit may offer a natural solution to alleviate both tension-type headaches and chronic tension-type headaches. By incorporating regular Isophit sessions into your routine, you can enhance isometric muscle strength and endurance, correct imbalances, and potentially reduce the severity and frequency of your headaches. Strengthening your neck and shoulder muscles can help restore balance, reduce strain, and alleviate tension – major contributors to headache discomfort.


Imagine a life without constant headaches and the freedom to pursue your daily activities with ease. Isophit and isometric training offer an exciting avenue for headache relief. By targeting and strengthening the muscles involved in headaches, you can take charge of your well-being and reduce your reliance on pain medications.


So, bid farewell to those bothersome headaches and embrace a headache-free future. Discover the power of Isophit and isometric training – a natural and empowering solution to reclaiming your life from the clutches of headaches.


Join me in wishing Isophit family member Tiffany Leung the best of luck as she pursues her dream of representing Canada in Breakdancing at the 2024 Paris Olympics.


If you have any questions regarding the article or would like to learn more about Isophit and its benefits for improving functional health and performance, please feel free to email me at


Yours in Isometric Strength,


Brad Thorpe

CEO / Inventor


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