You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.
Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.
Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?
Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.
These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.
For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became “bad.” Here's the real story.
Is ankle mobility messing with your training? First you need to diagnose the problem, then you need to fix it. This plan will help you do both.
Don't let the simplicity of the Turkish Get-Up fool you. It's one mean ass-kicker that'll challenge your muscles in new ways and have you gasping for air.
Hip injuries, back tightness, little aches or pains. These may be holding back your strength and size gains. Solve that problem with this move.
“Eccentric isometrics” are probably the best way to increase strength and size. As a bonus, they'll help you to move like a tiger and feel awesome.
Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.
We'll admit it. Warm-ups suck. They're no fun, but we realize their importance. Luckily, Jeremy Frisch has come up with a couple that are hugely effective while still being tolerable to us warm-up haters.
There's a difference between mobility and stability. Mobility is the ability to produce a desired movement, while stability is the ability to resist an undesired movement. Knowing the difference is the key to performance.
You won't get strong, skilled, or jacked if you're always trying to heal from injuries. Here's what's causing the most problems.
Don't waste all your training time warming up. But don't skip the warm-up either. Get primed to lift in just 6 minutes. Here's how.
Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?
Your warm-up shouldn't be boring or ineffective. Here's how to stretch the right parts, move with ease, and prepare to destroy your workout.
Leg day shouldn't involve knee pain. Here's how to make your knees feel great again so you lift heavier and crush PRs.
Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.
You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.
There are tons of trendy mobility drills and correctives. But lifters need to target the hips, shoulders, and spine the most. Do these and feel awesome.
The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.
When the hamstrings get too short or too stiff, you'll end up with a flat-back posture. Translation: You'll have no visible ass.
Are your favorite mobility drills actually working? Try these proven alternatives.
You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!