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Too Much Quad, Not Enough Glute: A Common Problem for Young Pitchers

The most common disconnect I see in young baseball pitchers is an inability to load the glute. Many pitching coaches will refer to this as "an inab...

Try the Couch Stretch for Tight Quads

As an athlete, you use your quads a lot. They're active every time you sprint, change directions, jump up for a ball, lunge or squat. Combined with ou...

How to Master the Single-Leg Squat

Single-leg squats are difficult. So difficult that many of you can't even do a single rep, nevertheless add weight to the exercise. And who wants t...

Squat Smart: How Bar Position Changes The Squat Exercise

The Squat is king of the weight room. It's a time-tested way to enhance almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you're capable of squatting...

3 Strategies for Preventing Common Soccer Injuries

Your average soccer player spends hours honing their craft on the field - developing their touch, bending free kicks in to the upper 90, and running...

3 Foam Rolling Techniques You're Missing In Your Recovery

One of the most popular ways to relieve muscle pain and soreness is foam rolling. Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, a self-massage...

The Squat Exercise Tall Athletes Should be Doing

I believe this topic must be addressed because most of the information out there is for shorter or average height people. By nature olympic...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). ...

Build Muscle and Burn Fat With At-Home Circuit Workout

So you took some time off to let your body heal and catch up. Maybe your season just ended or maybe you just needed some time away from the gym to reset...

3 Drills to Fix Your Hang Power Clean

The Power Clean from Hang has the potential to provide great benefits for athletes. It combines strength, coordination, timing, explosiveness and...

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