The 5 Phases of a Proper Warm-Up
THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION OF THE WARM-UP I’m sure many of you can vividly recall going through traditional calisthenics, or presport stretching routines prescribed by previous coaches and physical education teachers. [...]
5 Strength Training Mistakes Too Many Athletes Make
here are five incorrect ideas that many athletes have about training, which we can clear up starting today.
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...
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...
4 Benefits You’re Missing By Not Having a Foam Roller
Are you tired of feeling tight, stiff, and sore after a workout, or feeling this way in general? We’ve all been there. A deep tissue massage is a wonderful remedy [...]
Why You’re Probably Doing Way Too Much Foam Rolling
Let's dig into what qualifies as foam rolling, why it works and what it's best used for.
The Best Way to Foam Roll Your Tight Calf Muscles
There's a fine line between pushing your body to achieve new running goals, and over-reaching your way into injury. Experienced athletes will tell you that one of the most important [...]
Examining the Science Behind 4 Popular Recovery Techniques
In a previous article, I discussed how proper eating, sleeping and hydration are the biggest factors in helping your body recover after a workout. But for those who already have [...]
How I Conquered My ‘Runner’s Knee’ Pain
Every day millions of people suffer from knee pain. Some know the cause of their pain, and others do not. I was recently afflicted with knee pain that seemingly came [...]
Recovery Workouts Will Take Your Training Results to the Next Level
What do you do when you have been training hard and wake up one morning feeling like you just got hit by a truck? Well, the last thing you probably [...]