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Your Old-School Bench Warm-Up Is Getting You Hurt! This Is Better.
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Your Old-School Bench Warm-Up Is Getting You Hurt! This Is Better.

Swing your arms this way, stretch them that way, get under the bar, and go. Isn't this good enough? Not even close. Here's a modern upgrade to your outdated chest and shoulder warm-up. May 08, 2018 5 min read
5 Stretches Every Lifter Needs To Do
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5 Stretches Every Lifter Needs To Do

When your ultimate goal is to get stronger, fitter, leaner, and more athletic, flexibility has to be more than just an afterthought. May 01, 2018 3 min read
3 Work To Increase Your Hip Mobility
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3 Work To Increase Your Hip Mobility

Tight hips can screw up your workouts—especially your squats. If you want to move with strength and authority in the gym—and everywhere else—learn how to swivel your hips like Elvis! July 30, 2017
Everything You Know About Warming Up Is Wrong
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Everything You Know About Warming Up Is Wrong

Static stretching and basic cardio are out. Dynamic stretching and workout-specific exercises are in. Use these tips to make the most of your next warm-up session. July 19, 2017
Most Of You Are Foam Rolling Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.
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Most Of You Are Foam Rolling Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

A lot of people do it, but many don't know how or why. If you're looking to maximize the value you can receive from the fitness world's favorite accessory—and you should be—you owe it to yourself to read this article! July 18, 2017
The Lifter's Guide To Stretching
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The Lifter's Guide To Stretching

If you're still performing the quick series of pre-workout stretches you learned in elementary school, your flexibility routine is past due for an overhaul. Here's what you need to know. July 12, 2017
6 Foam Rolling Mistakes You Might Be Making
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6 Foam Rolling Mistakes You Might Be Making

Foam rolling is great for recovery, but you could be doing more harm than good. Find out if you are guilty of common foam rolling mistakes, and learn what you can do to fix them. May 18, 2017 5 min read
Protect Your Back With This Daily Routine
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Protect Your Back With This Daily Routine

Your glutes, core, and lower back called. They're tired of getting the short end of the stick! Give them 5 minutes of love each day with this routine, and you'll never regret it. January 19, 2017
The 3 Most Important Mobility Drills You Aren't Doing
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The 3 Most Important Mobility Drills You Aren't Doing

With just 3 simple moves, you can improve the stability of your core and increase mobility. December 01, 2016
4 Stretches To Combat Shin Splints
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4 Stretches To Combat Shin Splints

If you've ever suffered from shin splints, you know how they can leave you hobbling like a peg-legged pirate. Help prevent unnecessary pain and reclaim your smooth stride with these moves! July 30, 2016
Flex Those Flexors: 3 Steps To Powerful Hips
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Flex Those Flexors: 3 Steps To Powerful Hips

If a few brief hip flexor stretches is your idea of mobility work, you're cutting yourself short. Make hip mobility a priority, and your reward could be a better squat and less back pain! July 23, 2016
Boost Your Mobility With PNF Stretching!
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Boost Your Mobility With PNF Stretching!

PNF stretching is an extremely effective, time-efficient way to implement mobility training after your workouts. We'll show you how to do it! June 14, 2015
Jyoto.info Park Gyms
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Jyoto.info Park Gyms

We love our hometown and wish to give our community the opportunity to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. May 20, 2015
Zuzka Light's 9-Move Post-Workout Stretching Routine
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Zuzka Light's 9-Move Post-Workout Stretching Routine

Not sure which stretches to do after a workout? Follow Zuzka Light's full-body stretching routine! It's so great you'll want to implement it after your next training session! March 08, 2015 6 min read
Safely Improve Your Shoulder Strength And Mobility!
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Safely Improve Your Shoulder Strength And Mobility!

Are you suffering from reduced range of motion, strength, and shoulder mobility? These exercises and shoulder-friendly workouts are exactly what you need! March 01, 2015
How To Stretch Properly: The Do's And Don'ts Of Stretching
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How To Stretch Properly: The Do's And Don'ts Of Stretching

Maintaining flexible joints will help any lifter improve his or her health and fitness. Learn how to stretch your gains with this complete guide to stretching! September 23, 2014 6 min read
Stretching For Strength: A Better Way To Approach Flexibility Training
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Stretching For Strength: A Better Way To Approach Flexibility Training

Reports of stretching’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. In this excerpt from Al Kavadlo’s new book, the bodyweight training chief helps you build an effective, personalized practice! January 26, 2014 9 min read
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Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Best Post-Workout Static Stretches?
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Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Best Post-Workout Static Stretches?

We get it, stretching might not be at the top of your post-workout routine, but it should be. Learn about the most important limb-strengthening holds. November 26, 2013 3 min read
Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Best Post-Workout Static Stretches?
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Ask The Ripped Dude: What Are The Best Post-Workout Static Stretches?

We get it, stretching might not be at the top of your post-workout routine, but it should be. Learn about the most important limb-strengthening holds. November 26, 2013 3 min read
Ask The Ripped Dude: Pre-Cardio Stretches
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Ask The Ripped Dude: Pre-Cardio Stretches

I've published more than 100 fitness articles and became the Jyoto.info 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible! May 29, 2013
Ask The Ripped Dude: Should I Stretch Before My Work?
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Ask The Ripped Dude: Should I Stretch Before My Work?

I've published more than 100 fitness articles and am the Jyoto.info 2012 Male Writer of the Year. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible! February 13, 2013
Lower-Body Flexibility: Maximize Your Mobility For Major Squatting
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Lower-Body Flexibility: Maximize Your Mobility For Major Squatting

Squats donâ??t mean squat if you canâ??t perform them correctly. Increase your mobility, longevity, and range of motion with this guide to pre- and post-workout flexibility training. December 17, 2012 5 min read
Stretch Your Way To A More Muscular Body With This Stretching Routine!
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Stretch Your Way To A More Muscular Body With This Stretching Routine!

Of all aspects of bodybuilding training, stretching is the one part that is most often ignored by the majority of people. However, when stretching is properly integrated into a weight training program it can actually speed up your muscle growth. October 21, 2010 5 min read
Does Pre-Exercise Stretching Really Prevent Injuries?
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Does Pre-Exercise Stretching Really Prevent Injuries?

Why do we really have to stretch? Presumably to get ready for exercise and to decrease the chance of injury, but is there any scientific evidence to support this? Learn more. May 16, 2010 4 min read
Stretching For Weight Training!
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Stretching For Weight Training!

In this article find out the different forms of stretches, their benefits and some simple, easy to follow stretching routines! March 08, 2004
Stretching For Weight Training
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Stretching For Weight Training

In this article find out the different forms of stretches, their benefits and some simple, easy to follow stretching routines! March 08, 2004 6 min read
Stretch For New Muscle Gains!
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Stretch For New Muscle Gains!

In theory, stretching can make the fascial encasements around muscle fibers less restricting. This means that muscle growth will be easier. Learn why and learn which stretches are best. February 19, 2003 3 min read
Stretching: Why It Is Important!
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Stretching: Why It Is Important!

I hate stretching! You heard me right. I'm a fitness book author with a chapter dedicated to stretching, and I dislike stretching. October 13, 2002
Stretching And Flexing!
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Stretching And Flexing!

Most people don't realize how important stretching really is. Or flexing, for that matter (though everyone loves to flex those big guns). I've talked to a lot of people, and basically everyone hates to stretch. March 06, 2002 4 min read
Stretchin'!
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Stretchin'!

Stretching isn't a favorite part in many bodybuilders' training programs, and it's not mine either! I hate it! Even though I dislike it I make an effort to stretch before, during and after a workout. March 06, 2002 1 min read