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WATCH: Peyton Manning Tells Bill Belichick This Season Might Be His 'Last Rodeo'

After everything that's happened to Peyton Manning this season—from the immensely painful plantar fasciitis that forced the future Hall of Fame qu...

Increase Your Ankle Mobility to Sprint Faster

Speed kills. Having the ability to blow past your opponent is becoming more and more valuable. This article will reveal a tiny secret on how to sprint...

Save Your Ankles With This Basketball Strength, Mobility and Balance Workout

Elite athletes often make explosive movements look easy, however one weak link can derail even the most powerful athletes. For basketball players,...

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...

5 Soothing Ways to Treat Sore Feet After Practices and Games

Five Soothing Ways to Treat Sore Feet After Practices and Games By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Running, jumping, skating or even standing on the sideline for...

Is Your Pain Caused by a Heel Spur?

If you have played sports long enough it's likely one has experienced heel pain. Everyone knows someone who has had heel pain, and the internet is full...

Achilles Tendon Pain Solved

If your Achilles tendon is achy or tight, don't worry, you're in good company. This is the body part that felled an otherwise-invincible Greek hero....

Injury-Proof Your Ankles

Pop quiz: What part of your body is most likely to get injured this year? Shoulder? Nah. Hip? Guess again. Knee? Aim lower. The ankle—the ...

How to Stretch Your Calves Before a Workout

Calf stretches are one of the most important stretches you can perform before walking, running or sprinting. Your foot is the first body part to a...

Rehabbing a Low Ankle Sprain

Low ankle sprains are common in competitive sports, but they seem to occur most frequently in indoor volleyball. Injuries at the net are so freque...

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