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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.

The Best Way to Lift Weights

“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.

5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.

The 3 Worst Types of Conditioning

These popular conditioning exercises can damage tendons, ligaments, and joints. Here are the worst offenders, plus some safer alternatives.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

Turkish Get Ups Make You Awesome

Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.

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.

The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training

Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

Do-It-Yourself Myofascial Release

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.

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.

BOSU Ball: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Learn the best and worst ways to use stability balls, BOSU balls, and exercise discs to improve your strength, health, and athleticism.

Reflexive Strength and Spider-Man

Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.

Supercharge Your Shoulders to Lift Heavier

Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.

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.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

The 2 Minute Injury Fix

Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.

The 30 Second Mobility Cure

The quick drill will make you stronger, more flexible, and more resilient…instantly. Check it out.

Long Live Static Stretching!

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

5 Heavy Lifts To Increase Mobility

Think you need to spend more time stretching? You don’t. Here’s how to make gains while gaining mobility.

Stretching Doesn't Work

Stretching and mobility aren't the same thing. Here’s what you really need to know to move better and feel better.

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.