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Why a Simple Leg Raise Reveals A Surprising Amount About Your Body

The Active Straight Leg Raise looks simple. You basically lie face up on the ground, then lift one leg as high as possible while trying to keep the...

The Fantastic 5-Minute Warm-Up

In need of a quick warm-up that can get you ready for action in a hurry? You could do a lot worse than the four-move warm-up shown in the video bel...

How Myles Garrett's 'Tennis Ball Drill' Helped Him Become Un-Blockable

Myles Garrett is a problem. The 6-foot-4, 272-pound defensive end has been wreaking havoc on opposing offenses with his terrifying blend of speed a...

Pilates Can Be a Basketball Player's Secret Weapon

Whether you're a local weekend warrior or an NBA professional, adding Pilates to your training program could reap benefits well beyond your expectatio...

Your Favorite Hip Flexor Stretch Is Actually Making You Tighter

On an almost weekly basis, I'll begin working with a new client or athlete who waxes poetic on how "tight" his or her hip flexors are. They'll ...

What Is Range of Motion, and Why Is it so Important?

Range of motion. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot these days, including here on STACK.com, but do you really know what it means? Let's ...

Why Your Hip Flexors Are Key to Your Athletic Performance

If you follow any fitness accounts on social media, you have likely come across multiple posts on the dangers of "tight" hip flexors. According to ...

Unlock Tight Hips for Good With the Shin Box Stretch

Tight hips are an epidemic. In today's increasingly sedentary society, most people are sitting for the majority of the day. Whether it's behind a desk...

Fix Deficiencies Fast With These 5 Movement Hacks for Young Athletes

From flipping tires and pushing sleds to grinding away in the weight room, more young athletes are training for improved sports performance than ever ...

Everything We Learned About Tom Brady's Workouts From His New Training Manual

Tom Brady is defying all odds. For most athletes, performance declines with age. In Brady's case, he's playing arguably his best ever at 40 years old ...

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