Break up the scar tissue that reduces flexibility, contractibility, and blood flow using a roller and a lacrosse ball. Here's how.
Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.
Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became “bad.” Here's the real story.
Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.
Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?
No recovery, no progress. Here are four recovery methods every serious lifter or athlete should be using.
Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.
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.
Few injuries are as debilitating as knee pain. Here's what to do when yours strikes.
Injuries are as much a part of the iron game as plates, dumbbells, and chalk. Here’s what to do when it happens.
Think foam rolling hurts? Try using a tennis ball on trigger points. Here’s how.
Got knee pain? Don’t skip leg day. Use these single-leg lifts to build your legs and strengthen your knees.
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.
Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.
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.
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.
Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.
How to stretch your most problematic muscle groups. This is gonna hurt.
Hardcore training needs to incorporate (smart) hardcore stretching. Here’s why.