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Can a Mattress Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Ever since my collegiate football career ended, I've suffered from spondylothesis, a fracture of my L5 vertebra that causes nerve pain down my leg a...

The Tech Tool That's Helping Elite Pitchers Throw Harder and Recover Faster

No body part has been as scrutinized, analyzed and mythologized as the baseball pitcher's throwing arm. Pitching is a full-body movement, but a...

This Rep Technique Makes Any Exercise Ridiculously Tough

There's a simple way make any exercise more difficult: Add a quarter rep between the first and second parts of a normal rep. Think this sounds easy?...

Learn When and How to Take a Rest Day

Too often I see my patients working out 6-7 days a week. Whether they are elite athletes, CrossFitters, or weekend warriors, they think that working out...

The Reason Why Many Softball Pitchers Never Get Better

In my 13 years of coaching pitchers, I always have a few softball pitchers that just don't seem to be improving. After a short discussion with the child...

Build Explosive Power With Cluster Sets

When designing a strength and conditioning program to improve performance, the most important aspect is to introduce appropriate training variables in a...

'The Mountain' From 'Game of Thrones' Carries a Weighted Frame That's as Big as a Car

In what is starting to resemble a scene from the movie Groundhog Day, Hafthór Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of Thrones, has once aga...

How to Crush Your Entire Body in 10 Minutes Using One Weight Plate

Workouts have a tendency to taper off toward the end. You crush your exercises at the beginning, then everything gets progressively less intense. T...

What the Early End of U.S. Marathoner Ryan Hall's Career Can Teach Athletes About Overtraining Syndrome

Every athlete wants to be the best at their individual sport, which is why they spend countless hours in the weight room, on the field, and out on the...

Build Strength and Size with Rest-Pause Training

There are many variables one can manipulate in a strength and conditioning program to achieve specific results. Typically, coaches will manipulate sets,...

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