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Exercises to Reduce Shoulder Pain and Prevent Injury

One of the most overlooked areas in strength training is the rotator cuff. An unstable and weak rotator leads to poor range of motion, tightness a...

Strong and Mobile Hips, Part 2: Hip Flexibility

Tight hips may not seem like a big deal to you, but poor hip flexibility can cause serious performance problems, such as reduced agility, speed an...

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 2: Maintain Your Engine

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 1 covered the feet and calves; Part 2 moves up the chain to the legs and hips. Your body is like a car. Picture...

Looking for a Legal Performance Enhancer? Try a Massage

A massage always feels good after a tension-filled day or an intense workout. Now, Canadian researchers have found that a simple 10-minute massage...

Enhance Flexibility and Reduce Post-Exercise Pain

Massage breaks up tightness within muscles by applying pressure from different angles. It is great for helping muscles recover, improving mobility a...

Improve Flexibility With Four Foam Rolling Exercises

Foam rolling before and after training is a performance-enhancing technique similar to massage. Both reduce the tightness in fibrous tissue and musc...

Prevent Injury and Build Strength With Self-Myofascial Release

Since the invention of the foam roller, athletes have frequently heard about "self-myofascial release." But they may not understand what it is and why...

Advantages of Using a Foam Roller Before and After Working Out

Massage is great for helping muscles recover, improving mobility and reducing aches and pains from training and competition. The performance-enhancing...

Flexibility Tips for Basketball Players

Shawn Windle, Indiana Pacers head strength coach, says tight muscles are a common problem for basketball players; and if ignored, they can lead to in...

Stretching for Football with LaDainian Tomlinson's Coach

Todd Durkin—two-time personal trainer of the year (according to two leading industry associations) and strength coach to LaDainian Tomlinson, Regg...

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