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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. 

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

6 Reasons Why You're Always Hurt

Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.

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.

The Truth About Barefoot Training

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.

Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

3 Keys to a Big, Injury-Free Bench Press

Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.