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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.

Top Tools for Beat Up Athletes

Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.

Tip: No Need to Stretch If You Do This

Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.

Tip: Fix This Tiny Muscle and Lift Heavier

Does your butt hurt on long car rides? Need frequent trips to the chiropractor? Have pain down your leg? Here's the problem and how to fix it.

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.

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

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.

The Absolute Best and Worst Therapy Methods

Four of these rehab methods are great... and two are wasting your money. Here's what works and what doesn't. Bonus: Videos of the best techniques!

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.

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.

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?

The 4 Best Recovery Methods You're Not Using

No recovery, no progress. Here are four recovery methods every serious lifter or athlete should be using.

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.

Stretching is B.S.

Stretching... it doesn't decrease soreness, prevent injury, or even improve your performance. The truth has been stretched too far for too long. Let's put it in its place.

Straightforward Knee Rehab

Few injuries are as debilitating as knee pain. Here's what to do when yours strikes.

Step-by-Step Approach to Coming Back From An Injury

Injuries are as much a part of the iron game as plates, dumbbells, and chalk. Here’s what to do when it happens.

Soft Tissue Work for Tough Guys

Think foam rolling hurts? Try using a tennis ball on trigger points. Here’s how.

Single-Leg Training Modifications for Knee Pain

Got knee pain? Don’t skip leg day. Use these single-leg lifts to build your legs and strengthen your knees.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

Radical Methods of Injury Rehabilitation

Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.

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.

Lifter's Elbow: The Cause & The Cure

Three common things you probably do in the gym that will wreck your elbows, plus a few smart tricks that'll fix you right up.

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.

Hardcore Stretching - Part 2

How to stretch your most problematic muscle groups. This is gonna hurt.

Hardcore Stretching - Part 1

Hardcore training needs to incorporate (smart) hardcore stretching. Here’s why.