Foam Rollers Don't Work: Understanding Myofascial Release
Myofascial release tools are more common than ever inside fitness facilities, but there's a lot of confusion as to how they work.
Throwing Away My Foam Roller: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Use Your X Wife to Prep Your Core for Serious Lifting
Donnie Thompson shows how his powerful mobility tool, the X Wife, can strengthen and injury-proof your core.
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Release the Piriformis to Alleviate Low Back Pain
To reduce low back pain, give your piriformis some attention with stretching and myofascial release.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Find Relief With the RAD Point Release Kit
I'm kicking myself for not using these products sooner. They provide all-over relief for aches and pains.
Don't Let Mobility Stand In the Way of Your Gains
Having a limited range of motion can lead to inefficient lifts, but don't fret - there is always a fix.
RAD Muscle Flushing Kit (Product Review)
These massage tools are two of my favorite products for alleviating stress in the neck, back, and legs.
How to Use Manual Therapy to Restore Essential Gait Mechanics
Regaining lost movement patterns and soothing trigger points are the keys to improving gait.
Super D Video: Body Tempering With the Cold, Hard X Wife
Use Super D's diffusion rod to break up adhesive tissue and increase recovery time while adding strength.
"The MELT Method" (Book Review)
This book teaches you how to use self-care to make pain vanish and improve athleticism.
RAD Roller (Product Review)
In my long struggle with back, neck, and shoulder pain, I've tried many self-massage products. The RAD Roller is the best.
The Original Worm (Product Review)
Tired of suffering through your foam rolling sessions, only to experience no relief? The Original Worm might be just the thing for you.
Product Review: enso Muscle Roller
Do you waste a lot of time trying to find the perfect roller for the perfect spot? Well, all that is a thing of the past if you’re using the enso Muscle Roller from Evofit.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Mobility’s Dark Side: Why Being Super Bendy Isn't All That
Are the people who are flopping their torsos down onto the floor in a spread leg forward fold actually experiencing less pain and discomfort in their bodies? Usually not. What we want is balance.
Mobility and Movement, Session 3: Mobility Drills for the Overhead Position
This week's session focused on overhead mobility, which I find is one of the toughest positions for strength athletes to achieve.
The Top 5 Ways Fascia Matters to Athletes
Turns out we're kinda like oranges. Here's some info about fascia and how you can use it to maximize not just your performance, but also just your ability to feel good in your body.
Mobility and Movement, Session 2: Yoga and Mobility for Front Rack Flexibility
Here are some tips to help learn external rotation and mobilize key parts of the body required for the front rack position.
Mobility and Movement, Session 1: Yoga and Self-Massage for Squats
I'm currently taking a course based on the CrossFit Mobility certification. I'm going to share what I'm learning, and also how I would combine it with yoga for better overall movement and mobility.
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