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T-Spine Mobility: Why You Need It, How to Test it and How to Improve It

As our society has become increasingly inactive, our thoracic mobility has suffered as a result. Many of us sit at desks all day, be it in front of a ...

8 Strength Coaches Recommend the Top Stretches for Athletes

Mobility exercises and stretching are two often overlooked aspects of training that are very important to improving performance and movement quality....

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...

5 Best Stretches to Reset Your Body After Sitting for Several Hours

The amount of time spent sitting has reached an all time high in today's society. Between working at a desk, commuting, watching TV, and texting, it's...

Rotational Chops: The Key to Increasing Your Throwing and Swinging Power

In order to improve rotational power, which is essential for any rotational athlete (that includes you who only plays golf on weekends), it has to first...

6 Upper-Back Stretches That Improve Mobility and Reduce Pain

6 ESSENTIAL UPPER BODY MOBILITY DRILLS If you are a trainer or coach then you will more than likely be pretty well versed about the role of the thoracic...

'Neutral Spine' Defined: How Your Back Should Be Positioned When You Lift Weights

A neutral spine refers to the ideal spinal position you should try to maintain all day, every day. Whether you're an athlete or a desk worker, knowi...

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 ...

3 Ways to Fix Bad Squat Form

Why Does Back Squatting Feel Awkward? Back Squatting tends to make its way into most strength and conditioning programs. So why is this exercise...

The Perfect Baseball Warm-Up

Does your pre-game baseball warm-up improve your on-field performance and range of motion? Is your warm-up exciting your central nervous system and...

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