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How to Recover After Getting Hit by a Pitch

That fastball came in like a heat-seeking missile. The target: the middle of your back. Whether it was intentional or not doesn't really matter. ...

New App to Help Pitchers Avoid Tommy John Surgery

Photo via ESPN With Tommy John surgery—a procedure that replaces an injured ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow—being performed with increa...

Ask the Experts: Should I Perform the Leg Press?

Q: Is it OK to perform Leg Presses as my main lower-body exercise? A: No, if you're an athlete, you should not perform the Leg Press. Pressing ...

5 Exercises for Training the Rotator Cuff

One of the biggest misconceptions about training the rotator cuff is the use of bands to help improve recovery and stabilization of the cuff. In...

Bodhizone's Unique Approach to Fitness and Injury Prevention

Dr. Scott Weiss The main goal of every training program is to ultimately prevent injury. Yes, you want to improve your fitness, but staying health...

Running Away From Foot Orthotics

When you break a bone, you go to the doctor, get it set and have it fitted for a cast. Once the bone heals, the cast is removed and you start worki...

The Challenges of Returning From an Injury

Returning from an injury is a grueling process that can be physically and mentally challenging. A great example is Derrick Rose's long-awaited retur...

Athlete's Guide to Back Injury Rehabilitation

Are you suffering from a lower back injury?  The following are some strategies your team physician, athletic trainer, physical therapist or conditi...

Brian Lebo Named STACK Expert of the Month

Brian Lebo, owner and director of Athletic Performance Training Center (North Royalton, Ohio), has been named STACK's Expert of the Month for Nove...

Shoulder Impingement: What It Is and How to Rehab It

That pain or stiffness you're experiencing in your shoulders whenever you lift your arms may not be due to a few tough days at the gym. You could be...