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Tip: Nail Your Abs With Partial Pulses

By improving the activation and recruitment of the core, you'll increase your strength in the big lifts. Here's how to do it.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

Tip: Don't Use K-Tape Like a Dummy

Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.

Tip: Finish Your Calf Training With This

Hitting your calves hard and not getting results? Before you gripe about genetics, add this to the end of every calf workout.

Tip: Better Than Planks

There's more than one way to use isometrics for core strength. Here's one that beats the boring plank.

Tip: Do the 8-Second Crunch

If it looks like you're having a seizure when you train abs, you're not getting much benefit... and you're asking for injury. Try this instead.

3 Stretches That Make Things Worse

Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?

Tip: Skip The Cupping

Don't fall for this overrated therapy. Here's why.

Iron Abs, Healthy Spine

Training abs shouldn't wreck your spine. Here's how to make your ab exercises safe and your core ridiculously strong.

Tip: Here's Why You Have Puny Shoulders

Everyone thinks they know how to train delts, but very few have mountains under their T-shirts. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: A New Way to Build Wide Delts

Band training is kinda weenie. But adding bands to dumbbells will blow up your delts. Here's exactly how to do it.

The 3 Smartest Ways to Train Shoulders

Yes, you can build big strong shoulders without wrecking your joints. Here are three ways to do it.

Tip: Master the Low Cable Row

Build your back and keep your cranky shoulders healthy with this smart row variation. Take a look.

Tip: Improve Thoracic Spine Mobility

Start or finish your workout with these three quick drills and you'll feel awesome.

Tip: Is Dry Needling Right for You?

Treat muscle pain and restore movement with this method. Don't like needles? Don't watch this video!

Mobility is Overrated

Nagging shoulder pain won't suddenly go away if you keep treating it like a mobility issue. Here's the real problem and how to fix it.

Tip: Fix Your Own Running Injuries

How to get rid of the three most common aches and pains you get from running, no doctor required.

Tip: Before Your Leg Workout, Do This Exercise

Perform this exercise before squats, especially if you've been sitting a lot. Your squats will feel great! Check it out.

Tip: Do This Exercise FIRST on Back Day

Some of your back muscles are functionally shortened. Doing this movement first will get them ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

Tip: Do This Exercise BEFORE Bench Pressing

Want to bench more weight with fewer risks of injury? "Prime" your pushing muscles with a few sets of this.

Tip: Test Your Grip Strength!

If you can't pass this test, then your grip is not only weak sauce, your elbows will start to give you problems too.

Tip: The Best Lunge for Hard Glutes and Pain-Free Knees

Not only will this lunge variation work better on your saggy ass, it's also safer on the knees. Here's exactly how to do it.

5 Primer Exercises to Boost Your Big Lifts

Do these exercises before you squat, bench, or deadlift and you'll not only lift more weight, your movements will be smooth, sexy, and pain free.

Tip: Try Blood Flow Restriction Training

Popular with hardcore bodybuilders, this method can also be used if you're rehabbing. Here's how.

Tip: Accelerate Workout Recovery Two Ways

Lymphatic drainage: Sounds nasty, but it's not. Here's why you need to promote it and a couple of ridiculously easy ways to do it.