Joe Giandonato

Joe Giandonato

Joe Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS is a Fitness Specialist at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Kinesiology at Eastern University. Giandonato previously served as the Manager of Health Promotion and Wellness at Drexel University, where he assisted with the implementation of the university's award winning A HEALTHIER U campaign while overseeing recreational fitness programs. He is a former STACK Expert of the Month.

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Maintain Your Lacrosse Game With This Workout

Lacrosse is extremely demanding on the body and most athletes' schedules. You must work to play at an elite level while juggling games, practice and...

Hamstring Injury Know-How

Your hamstrings are the powerhouse muscles for your hips and thighs, responsible for driving you through explosive strength movements. They work ove...

Develop Perimeter Speed for Basketball with Post-Activation Potentiation (PAP)

During a basketball game, you're constantly moving to evade your defender. Juke left, twist right—you do whatever is necessary to execute the play...

How to Prevent High Ankle Sprains

Few injuries are more troublesome for athletes than ankle injuries, particularly high ankle sprains. They are painful and they limit your ability ...

How to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries

Doing the same thing over and over again can lead to overuse injuries. That's why pitchers and tennis players often experience shoulder and elbow ...

Prevent Shoulder Impingement With Shoulder Press Variations

During their careers, lifters and throwing athletes can fall victim to shoulder injuries. The most common is shoulder impingement syndrome, which ...

Build Core Strength With Tactile Sensing

Athletes often have it all wrong when it comes to core training. They haphazardly dabble with a few Crunches, Sit-Ups, Side Bends and Oblique Twis...

Sculpt a Chiseled Chest With a Machine Bench Press

Get in a challenging chest workout whether you're on the road or stalled out because your weight room partner bailed with another lame excuse. (No g...

All About Muscle Pulls

A pulled muscle will bring a productive workout or practice to a screeching halt. Plus, it can sideline you for an undetermined length of time. (See...

Turn Your Shoulders Into Boulders With This Workout

Developing your deltoids will benefit you whether you're chasing gridiron glory, pulling down rebounds or just preparing for a season at the beach. ...