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The Worst Type of Box Jump You Can Do

Box Jumps are one of the best plyometric exercises to develop lower-body power, which helps you run faster and jump higher. But many of you are doin...

Fitness Fail Friday: The Greatest Mascot of All Time

The Toronto Raptors have a chance to make some noise in this year's NBA Playoffs. That's great news not only for the City of Toronto, which has gone s...

How to Start Your Barefoot Leg Workout

"Shoes are mainly developed and bought for fashion. Anyone telling you anything else is selling you something." - Martin Rooney For the past 5 years...

Achilles Tendon Pain Solved

If your Achilles tendon is achy or tight, don't worry, you're in good company. This is the body part that felled an otherwise-invincible Greek hero....

How to Prevent an Achilles Injury

Purple and Gold nation is in a state of mourning. Kobe Bryant fueled a late-season run to get the Lakers into the playoffs, but the megastar tore ...

Injury-Proof Your Ankles

Pop quiz: What part of your body is most likely to get injured this year? Shoulder? Nah. Hip? Guess again. Knee? Aim lower. The ankle—the ...

Prevent Achilles Injuries With This Mini-Warm-Up

Achilles tendon injuries can be potentially devastating to your career. They are very painful and may take a year to fully recover from. Several th...

Three Training Lessons Learned from the London Olympics

For a fab fortnight, the 2012 Summer Olympics showcased amazing athletes, poignant stories and rousing competition. There's no doubt that the next g...

Spoiler Alert: Team USA Wins Gold in Women's Beach Volleyball

It's true. Regardless of the outcome of the Olympic women's beach volleyball final tonight, the U.S. will take home gold and silver. In case you mi...

Jon Beason's Positive Attitude During His Recovery From an Achilles Injury

Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason is back and ready for NFL action. The Pro Bowler was out most of last season with a torn left Achilles tendon....