Article by Greg Nuckols
Most people should deadlift. Do you want to add muscle to your posterior chain, gaining quality mass from your traps all the way down to your hamstrings? You’d be hard-pressed to find a better exercise than the deadlift. Do you want to become more athletic while decreasing your injury risk on the field or the court? Deadlifts should probably be at the core of your training program.
And of course, do you want to get stronger? If so, there are few exercises that can build or test head-to-toe strength as well as the deadlift (I’d put squats on the same level, with push press close behind)./p>
Article by mc schraefel, Ph.D and Krista Scott-Dixon, Ph.D
Are your eating and lifestyle habits really working? Just ask your poo.
From smiling poo emojis, to poop cafes, to turd charts that go viral, excrement is having a moment. But for many, the question remains: Should you actually care about poop health?
Our answer: Yes! Bowel movements can either signal that you’re doing great, or suggest health challenges before other symptoms arise. In this article, 6 things to pay attention to when it comes to your poo.
Article by Dr. Michael Mash, DPT, CSCS, FMS
Recently, there has been a push in both the fitness and rehabilitative communities for "prehab," but what does this REALLY mean? According to EXOS:
"Prehab is a proactive approach to avoiding pain and injury. You’ll build strength and stability around your most vulnerable areas, while improving mobility, balance and joint function to decrease the potential for injuries."
Article by Nick Rosencutter
With the incidence of lower back pain sky rocketing each year along with a chronic re-injury rate reaching epidemiological levels, it’s time that we set the record straight.
Are YOU struggling to develop your back or do you have nagging aches that bother you? Assuming other underlying issues are addressed, training your back properly can go a long way in promoting a strong, muscular and healthy back.
How to Keep the Physical Therapist Away
Article by Dr John Rusin
Staying healthy in the iron game isn't a random coincidence. It's a choice. Make yours intelligently. Follow these rules.
1 – Perfect the Warm-Up Process
The warm-up isn't an excuse to BS your way through arbitrary foam rolling and corrective movements. Instead, it's an opportunity to enhance your training performance with effective programming.