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How Not to Warm Up

Five warm-up routines and stretches that do more harm than good, plus some better ideas.

How to Fix a Really Ugly Squat

If squatting feels like hell, you're doing it wrong. Fix it and the movement will come easier for you... along with the PRs. Here's exactly what to do.

How to Prevent CrossFit Injuries

Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.

How to Train Like a Bad Ass

Back pain got you hobbled up in the corner of the gym? Dust off your manhood and read this article.

How to Train Through Injuries

Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

Five simple things you should do daily to increase your athletic functioning.

Iron Core: How to Build a Punch-Proof Body

Sculpt a core of steel the MMA way!

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.

Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

Long Live Static Stretching!

Static stretching makes you weak, slow, and doesn't improve flexibility. Or does it? Here’s a different opinion.

Lower Back Savers

Hurt your shoulder? Big deal. Hurt your leg? Who cares? But hurt your back and your lifting days are on hiatus.

Make Gains Even With Back Pain

No need to stop squatting or even deadlifting if you've got a sore or injured back. Just make these 8 adjustments.

Mobility Drills and Foam Rollers Suck

Ok, they don’t totally suck, but there are other ways to improve stability and range of motion. All you need is a bar and a dip belt. Check this out.

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.

More Lower Back Savers

Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.

My Favorite Lower Body Warm-up

Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.

My Shoulder Hurts: The Finest Whine

Want healthy shoulders? Rethink your overhead pressing, bench to chin-up ratio, spinal mobility, and more. Here's how to find the culprit and fix it.

Mythbusters 2

Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 2

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 3

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 5

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

Take your lifting preparation as seriously as you take your lifting. That doesn't mean you have to devote half an hour to it. Here's what to do instead.

One Exercise for Stronger Squats & Biceps

Perfect your squat form and build your biceps with this simple (but challenging) exercise. Check it out.