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Dump the Slump

Fix your rounded back to feel, move, and look better. Here are three exercises that'll help.

Foam Rolling Facts and Fiction

Stop violating your foam roller! If you're going to use it, use it at the right time and for the right reason. Get the facts.

The Perfect 6-Minute Warm-Up

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.

4 Easy Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain

Sticky, painful shoulders don't grow or get stronger. Here's why yours hurt and four new ways to get them feeling strong.

Use Rollers and Lacrosse Balls for Gains

Break up the scar tissue that reduces flexibility, contractibility, and blood flow using a roller and a lacrosse ball. Here's how.

The 5 Dumbest Stretching Myths

For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became "bad." Here's the real story.

Straighten Before You Strengthen

Building strength and symmetrical muscle isn't possible with an asymmetrically aligned physique. Here's how to assess your posture and fix it fast.

4 Ways to Build Your Scrawny Back

Want a bigger, stronger back? Then stop doing the same workout that hasn't gotten you one. Here are four methods to help you grow.

One Exercise for Stronger Squats & Biceps

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

The Tendonitis Cure

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.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

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

The 4 Riskiest Types of Exercise

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.

Stretch With Weights to Build Muscle

A training method that builds muscle five different ways and increases mobility. The only catch? It really hurts. Check it out.

Stretching is Dead: A Better Method

Regular stretching and mobility drills have nothing on this. Stretch with weights and you'll not only increase mobility, you'll get stronger. Here's how.

12 Strength Tests You Must Master

Warning: These tests might reveal things about your strength and athleticism that you're not willing to face. How do you stack up?

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

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.

The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

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.

Squat Depth: The Final Answer

Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.

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.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it.