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The Truth About Kinesiology Tape

Does kinesio tape or K-tape actually do anything to improve performance, stability, or pain? We dug into the new research.

Tip: 4 Hamstring Exercises for Athletic Performance

Prevent hamstring injuries. Sprint faster. Build better looking legs. Add a couple of these exercises to your plan.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: 5 Minutes to Rotational Strength

Sure, you train your core, but you're probably missing this movement pattern, leading to injury and poor performance. Let's fix that.

Tip: A Better Way to Jump Squat

It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.

Tip: A New Exercise for an Athletic Butt

Build a strong and powerful backside with this unique exercise that won't leave you sore for days.

Tip: A Recovery Protocol for Power Athletes

What happens when you combine several popular recovery methods? This new study tested it out.

Tip: Athletic Exercises That Make You Slow

Here's how to run slower, punch slower, and miss the ball more. Wait, you don't want that? Then avoid dumb training methods like this.

Tip: Beware of Overkill

You've seen it. You've done it. We all do it. Stop doing it.

Tip: Do Something Fast Every Day

Everyone needs a little power and speed training, even bodybuilders. Here's why and how to slide it into your program.

Tip: Do These Two Exercises Before You Lift

Do these fast and explosive dumbbell movements and get psyched up for the rest of your workout.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

Tip: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Do those tight shirts and pants really improve workouts and recovery? Here's the science.

Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Elevation Masks Just Don't Work

A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.

Tip: Fire Up Your CNS For Better Lifting

Do a couple of these drills before you lift and you'll get the best workout you've had this year.

Tip: Get Explosive Without the Olympic Lifts

Not interested in learning the full O-lifts? Build athleticism and power anyway with these two easier-to-learn exercises.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

Tip: How Athletes Should Train for Gains

Here's how athletes can train for hypertrophy without losing velocity and power.

Tip: How To Do a Handstand

It builds your shoulders and strengthens your core, but most of all it looks cool. Here's your step-by-step guide.

Tip: Jump for Gains

Denser muscle. Better squats and deadlifts. Sound good? Then you need to work jumps into your workouts. Here's how.

Tip: Kinky Lifting for Kinesthetic Awareness

Does lifting blindfolded (or with your eyes closed) really improve performance? Here's the science.

Tip: Master Any New Exercise or Skill Faster

Learning a new Olympic lift or any athletic movement? Just do this after you practice and you'll accelerate motor learning.

Tip: Master the Deadlift Jump

Increase athleticism and smash your deadlift PR. Add this to your program. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Muscle-Up

It looks cool and it's a tough exercise, but most people can't even do one rep. Don't be most people.