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Preworkout Tip for Aching Shoulders Preworkout Tip for Aching Shoulders

I know this one tip I got from Injury Specialist Rick Kaselj, MS is going to help your shoulder feel better in just minutes. It is called vertical hanging. If it sounds self-explanatory it’s because it is. Here’s how to do it: Lift your arms... read more

Muscle Imbalances Revealed – Assessment & Exercise Muscle Imbalances Revealed – Assessment & Exercise

A few people asked if they could get a look into Assessment & Exercise, here are 6 clips from A&E, enjoy. Before I get to the clips from Assessment & Exercise, John Izzo shares with you what he goes through in his presentation:     Component... read more

Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure

In all my years hanging around gyms around the world, I don’t think I have ever encountered a lifter who has not experienced a back injury at some point in his life. Fortunately, most back injuries amount to no more than a few days of stiff muscles... read more

Joint Pain & Inflammation Relief Joint Pain & Inflammation Relief

Lifting weights is one of the most beneficial things you can do to improve the health and longevity of your body. Besides increasing muscle mass and building strength, a regular weightlifting routine can strengthen the body’s immune system, elevate... read more

A Guide To Foam Rolling A Guide To Foam Rolling

Guest post by Joe Hashey, CSCS creator of Powerful Recovery Methods Foam rolling relies on a technique known as Self-myofascial release (SMR). Our Muscles have a proprioceptor known as the Golgi Tendon Organ. The GTO accounts for saving us from lots of... read more