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How to Foam Roll Your Shoulders to Relieve Pain and Improve Range of Motion

Many athletes foam roll their lower bodies, but neglect the upper half. (Learn how to foam roll your upper back.) That's a missed opportunity because ...

A Treatment for Tight Hip Flexors That Works Better Than Stretching

It's no secret that more and more people are actually starting to pay attention to their cranky hip flexors. Since sitting has been dubbed "the new...

Why You Should Finish a Workout With This 3-Exercise Routine

The cooldown is probably the most underrated part of a workout. You crush your tough session with full intensity and effort, then do a five-minute s...

Why All Athletes Should Do Soft Tissue Work

Whether you are an athlete or a coach, chances are that time from time you may skip or see someone else skip warming up. Warming up is the most critical...

What the Heck is a Bunkie? The Functional Core Strength Test You Need to Do

There are a lot of strangely named exercises out there. The Bulgarian Split Squat. The Skull Crusher. The Third World Squat. The "Bunkie" isn't as ...

How to Release Muscle Knots and Trigger Points

Trigger points or knots in your muscles can interfere with the normal muscle and joint movement. When left untreated, these areas will disrupt local...

How to Keep Your Feet Healthy On and Off the Field

Sports Destroy Your Feet: Steps to Take for Healthy Feet on and off the Field By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Size, strength, speed, flexibility and endurance...

3 Tips To Make Your Stretching Routine More Effective

Flexibility is a game changing quality that separates good athletes from epic champions. Releasing muscles in the proper way creates a stretching...

Flexibility Isn't the Problem With Your Hamstrings

More and more personal trainers, strength coaches and athletic coaches get caught up in attributing poor flexibility and/or range of motion to "tight",...

Advanced Foam Rolling: 2 Techniques for Better Mobility

Just like a car needs regular oil changes to run smoothly, the human body needs constant upkeep to stay in top physical condition. And if you're an...

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