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4 Ways to Increase Lacrosse Shot Rotational Power

To get the most out of your lacrosse shot, you need to rotate the right segments of your spine at the right time. To shoot harder, you need to ...

Optimizing Energy Transfer in Your Lacrosse Shot

While I continue to study and analyze the game of lacrosse, I have had the opportunity to identify several specific movement patterns necessary to be...

Try This Hip and Chest Opener from NFL Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon

NFL wide receiver Pierre Garcon currently holds the Washington Redskins' record for most receptions in a single season. He also is one of three play...

How to Fix Squat Form Mistakes That Are Ruining Your Strength

In my experience of carrying out movement assessments with clients (22 and counting this week alone) and spending quite frankly far to much of my life...

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Every Day

Sitting slouched forward in a chair:  it's a position we assume way too often throughout each day. It may seem harmless, and even comfortable, but it...

Best Joint Mobility Exercises

Joint mobility plays a critical role in an athlete's ability to perform. A limited range of motion in the primary joints of the body like the ankles,...

Fundamentals of a Pre-Workout Warm-Up

The pre workout warm up is an often skipped over part of the workout process. Many feel it's not important, or they just don't have the time for a warm...

6 Thoracic Spine Exercises to Improve Mobility

Most experienced coaches know that one of the fastest ways to clean up a nagging shoulder, neck, or lower back problem is to improve mid-back mobility...

5 Need-to-Know Tips for In-Season Baseball Workouts

Do you notice yourself losing energy and muscle as your baseball season moves along? There might be a good reason. The competitive baseball seaso...

Stiff Back? You Might Be Hurting It By Stretching

Curing a stiff or achy lower back requires more than dropping back into child's pose. It's a common misconception. Although a static backstretc...