Are You Weak in the Knees?
Consider these strategies for working around and with knee pain.
Eric C. Stevens
Your Body Is Your Business: Be the Boss
You are the CEO of your most precious commodity. Call the right shots for lifelong profits.
The Truth About Your Benching Pain (It's Not Biceps Tendonitis)
A little knowledge may take you down the rabbit hole, but it will also take you on a better path to ultimate healing.
Keep (Sumo) Deadlifting: Unorthodox Rehab for Lumbar Injuries
Lumbar spine rehab is about movement pattern correction and re-education. Sumo deadlifts are one way to achieve those results.
The Curse of Achilles: How to Prevent and Heal Achilles Tendon Injuries
Eighty percent of Achilles tendon injuries occur during recreational sports. Who is at risk, and how do you cope during recovery?
Positivity and Persistence: My Story of Recovery From Injury
An Achilles tendon injury could have been career-ending, but determination and focus led me back to competitive CrossFit.
The Airbench: Minimize Compensations Post-Training
Fix the alignment of your shoulders, hips, knees, and ankles with this corrective exercise.
7 Exercises to Maximize Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Strength
The forearms and wrists allow us to perform the exercises that develop and maximize biceps, triceps, deltoid, chest, and back strength.
What Physical Therapy Taught Me About Being Strong
What do an athlete and a 65-year old with a knee replacement have in common? A lot more than you think, from my perspective working in injury and surgery rehab.
How to Stop Your Lower Back Pain
How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?
Becca Borawski Jenkins
The Dynamic Duo of Shoulder Impingement
If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?
It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction
In my last article I revealed that hip instability is the common source of many problems and sub-par performances. Now, I'm going to share the five steps to fix your hips.
Muscle Activation Techniques: What Is It and How Can It Benefit Me?
Taking a page from Peyton Manning and several other colleagues here in Colorado who swear by the MAT results, I hired a practitioner to try it out myself.
Eric C. Stevens
4 Reasons Bodybuilding Is Important for Weightlifting
Bodybuilding has been looked at as the redheaded stepchild in terms of a training modality, but in truth it can be a potent modality to complement and aid in the development of the weightlifter.
Perform, Recover, Rebuild: How Perspective Changes for the 40+ Athlete
Recovery shouldn't just become important to us when we're injured. It should be part of our permanent game. If you did "rehab" on a continuous basis, what would your life and performance look like?
Eric C. Stevens
Proof That Functional Strength Training Cures Low Back Problems and Pilates Won't
Here are two MRI scans that show the clear, undeniable proof of the failure of long-term Pilates training and the success of functional strength rehabilitation methods to cure low back pain.
Product Review: The Rotater for Shoulder Rehab and Prehab
The Rotater is an awesome product for shoulder stretching or strengthening for rehab. It works best for internal and external rotation. Something many of us are lacking.
Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 35 - Testing My Limits
I saw the surgeon this week about my bicep. In the gym, I did a lot of experimenting, trying to see how far I could push my limits in spite of the injury. Turns out I can still do quite a bit!
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