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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 ...

Use This Upper-Body Warm-Up Before Heavy Lifts

Do you need a new upper body warm up? Are you feeling stale going into your press day? Have you been having some aches and pains? Or are you simply not...

5 Tips for Tackling Muscle Soreness

Muscle soreness happens to not only first time exercisers, but also athletes and regular exercisers if they significantly increase the intensity and/or...

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...

5 Strategies Athletes Can Use to Prevent Groin Strains

Have you ever found yourself frustrated or wondering why all of your favorite team's defensive backs are sidelined with groin injuries? Or upset because...

How Kentucky Basketball Players Stay Healthy During the Season

All off season athletes are put through rigorous training sessions, from lifting big heavy weights to running at high end speeds over and over for long...

How to Massage Your Muscles to Alleviate Soreness

Massage Sore/Tight Muscles and Boost Post-Game and Workout Recovery with Various Sports Balls By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As another school sports year...

How to Properly Recover After Your Baseball Season

For many baseball players, August marks the end of a very long season. College players have been playing since February, high school and youth players...

How to Create a Strength and Conditioning Program for Youth Athletes

In my article last month for STACK titled, How Old Does Your Child Need to be to Start Working Out?, I gave the age I felt a youth athlete could start a...

4 Proven Techniques For Treating Sore and Fatigued Muscles

Delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, as it is lovingly called, is a fact of life for almost every athlete. DOMS is often the result of over-training...

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