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 is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.
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.
Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.
Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.
Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.
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.
Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.
Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.
Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.
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.
Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.
Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.
“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.
Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.
These popular conditioning exercises can damage tendons, ligaments, and joints. Here are the worst offenders, plus some safer alternatives.
Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.
Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.
Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.
Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?
Burn your foam roller and give the tennis ball to the dog. You're going to learn how to fix sticky muscles and bust up adhesions using nothing but your hands.
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.
Learn the best and worst ways to use stability balls, BOSU balls, and exercise discs to improve your strength, health, and athleticism.
Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.
Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.