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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...

9 Exercises That Improve Spinal Health

Back pain can be debilitating to the point that you're unable to do anything, let alone participate in sports. At some point in our lives, we'll be hit...

Is Your Back Healthy? Find Out With These 2 Spine Tests

Whether you're squatting, deadlifting, tossing a med ball against a wall, running, or swimming, guess what? Your spine is moving, hence the impetus to...

Why You Should Be Foam Rolling Your Upper Body

Do you own a foam roller? Do you use it on your legs and glutes? What about your upper body? Why do we foam roll? The idea behind foam rolling is to...

4 Workout Strategies to Build Better Golfers

Golf fitness is nothing new. Tiger was probably one of the first big name golfers to popularize strength training, and, since then, it has recently...

3 Strategies to Reduce the Likelihood of Tommy John Surgery

The most haunting words in the baseball culture are "Tommy John surgery". These days you're lucky if you don't hear about a pitcher having to make a...

5 Kettlebell Moves to Increase Your Strength

Correct kettlebell technique can go a long way towards maximizing your training gains. The kettlebell is a great exercise to develop metabolic...

2 Ways to Reduce Scalene Muscle Pain

The scalene muscles are a group of muscles, located to the lateral (side) component of your neck. Originating from the neck vertebra, they run all the...

3 Steps to Alleviate a Sore Neck

One of the more common problems/injuries that I see in the athletic training clinic is a sore neck. Whether it is a lacrosse player sustaining a big hit...

4 Ways to Increase Lacrosse Shot Rotational Power

To get the most out of your lacrosse shot, you need to rotate the right segments of your spine at the right time. To shoot harder, you need to ...