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Fix Shoulder Pain with the Overhead Press

Shoulder Pain with the Overhead Press is one of the most common issues athletes face in the weight room. This article will discuss the most common causes of shoulder pain with overhead presses and suggest getting back to pain-free lifting. Causes of Shoulder Pain with Overhead Press Training Volume With any injury, looking back at your recent training changes is...
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Zone 2 Cardio for CrossFit Athletes

Let’s be honest: Throwing heavy barbells, swinging from rings, and crushing a high-intensity metcon is much more fun than steady-state cardio. But for many CrossFit athletes, lower-intensity training can be the best way to improve their gym performance. This article will outline why we should do more Zone 2 cardio for CrossFit Athletes.   Zone 2 Cardio for CrossFit Athletes What Does...
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Best Exercises for Hip Flexor Strength

While most of the fitness world emphasizes hip flexor stretching, smart athletes and coaches understand the huge performance and hip health benefits that result from having strong hip flexors. Here are eight great exercises to build hip flexor strength. Best Exercises for Hip Flexor Strength The Psoas March The Psoas March is a simple exercise where we use a mini...
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Elbow Pain During the Bench Press

Elbow pain during the bench press can be a frustrating injury to overcome and stall your bench press gains. In this article, we’ll discuss the most common cause of elbow pain and the best plan of action to eliminate triceps tendinopathy with bench press. What Is Triceps Tendinopathy? Triceps tendinopathy is a painful condition where the tendon connecting the tricep...
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Addressing Knee Valgus in Squats

Knee valgus collapse is a common issue in squats that can lead to injuries and pain. In this video, Dr. Zach Long will discuss the causes of knee valgus with squats and solutions for this problem. Understanding Knee Valgus Collapse Knee valgus collapse is a common issue that many individuals experience, especially during squats. This movement pattern, where the knees...
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Eliminate Shoulder Pain During the Bench Press!

Everyone’s favorite lift that too frequently comes with a nagging ache in your shoulders. While the bench press is among the best exercises for building upper body pushing strength, we all hate when that tweak happens and forces us to back off our training for a few sessions. Here are six things you can do to eliminate shoulder pain during...
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Choosing the Best Blood Flow Restriction Device

Blood flow restriction (BFR) is a technique used in strength & conditioning and rehab to achieve performance benefits at low loads or intensities of exercise. In this video, we will discuss the criteria for choosing the best BFR device and recommend some top options. Related Articles: The Science of BFR Training Application of BFR Is BFR Safe? Criteria for Choosing...
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Best Exercises for Low Back Strength

Whether you want to PR your squats and deadlifts, or need a stronger back to reduce low back pain flare-ups, you need to be doing these exercises. While they don’t replace the back strength built with compound movements like the deadlift, these accessory moves are great supplemental work to build low back strength up with less overall fatigue. This video...
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Most Common Squat Mistakes

If you are struggling with squats, whether due to pain or lack of progress, then make sure you aren’t making any of the mistakes covered in this video. Most Common Squat Mistakes #1. Learn to keep your upper back tight. Lifting weights and performing compound exercises like squats require proper form and technique to maximize results. One common mistake that...
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