Z-Line Fitness, LLC
2214 Euclid St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(424) 272-0966


Craig Zuckerman is a fully certified, master Pilates instructor specializing in pain relieving physical rehabilitation, sport specific exercise programs, teacher training, and biomechanics. He is the founder of Z-Line Fitness, LLC and its private studio in Santa Monica California. Craig also is Co-Founder and CEO of The Office Effect, and creator/co-author of The Office Effect Handbook: easy solutions for work related pain.

What You Need To Know When Rehabbing An Injury.

If you’re going to see a Physical Therapist, or working to rehab an injury yourself, there are some very important things you need to know, to fully rehabilitate your injury. Are there specific kinds of exercises you should or shouldn’t be doing? Should you be stretching? How long will my rehab take? What if I’m scared of hurting myself again? These questions, and more, will be answered in this helpful video by Craig Zuckerman.

3 Core Exercises To Stabilize Your Back

Craig Zuckerman shows three simple exercise, that combined, stabilize and strengthen your core muscles in 360 degrees. Learn the perfect way to do crunches for your abs, strengthen your obliques and back, and help prevent and relieve lower back pain and sciatica.

Prevent Injuries, With This Simple Balance Exercise.

Stability is the key to injury prevention, especially in the ankle, knee, hip, and lower back. In this video, Craig Zuckerman will show you a simple exercise that can be done daily, improving foot, ankle, and hip strength and balance. Stabilizing and strengthening your foot and ankle are crucial in preventing falls, spinal stenosis, disc herniations, sciatica, and other painful injuries.

Tips to Prevent Pain While Doing Yoga

Over the years, several clients have come into Z-Line Fitness with neck, shoulder, and lower back pain, all caused by their Yoga classes. It’s not that Yoga is bad for you, in fact, it is an excellent form of exercise, but there are a couple of positions you my find yourself in, that could be creating your pain. Craig and Lori will show you some do’s and don’ts for some common Yoga positions, that […]

Pain Relieving Tricks for Sitting in Bed

If you love to read, or maybe watch some tv while lying in bed, you may be causing aches and pains in your neck, back, or even sciatica. Never fear, Craig is here! He’ll show you exactly what to do to make sure you keep away all those pesky pains while sitting in bed.

Easy Lower Body Stretches, Anyone Can Do

Looking for a few easy stretches to relax your lower body? Well here ya go! In five minutes you can stretch your legs, butt and calves,(Hamstrings, Adductors, Piriformis, Glutes, Quads, Gastroc) and wash that tension away. No Yoga mat or contortionist abilities needed.

Active vs Static Stretching – Which is right for you?

Stretching May Be Making Your Injury WORSE!

Your back starts seizing up, so you bend over to stretch it. Feels good, but it may be the worse thing you can do for your back. In fact, it may be the reason you can’t get out of pain, and your back flairs up an hour or two later. Craig Zuckerman explains why stretching may be worsening your pain and injury, and what you should be doing instead.

How To Sit On The Couch Without Killing Your Back

Watch as Craig shows some simple adjustments to make while sitting on the couch, to avoid sciatica, lower back and neck pain, hip pain, and more. You may not even realize how sitting on a couch can create such aches and pain, but Craig explains exactly how it happens.

Relieve Lower Back Pain While Sitting

Craig shows some simple tips and easy to do exercises that will help relieve lower back and hip pain, while you sit. Whether your sitting on a plain, hanging out on the bleachers of your kids game, or on one of those horrible restaurant chairs, these exercises will help you get out of pain. BONUS: This video is also very helpful for all you pregnant ladies!