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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 Here's a modern upgrade to your outdated chest and shoulder warm-up.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
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
6 Reasons Men Should Do Yoga
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6 Reasons Men Should Do Yoga

Don't be afraid to be that guy in the yoga class. It just might be the best decision you ever made for your muscles and overall athletic development! May 19, 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
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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
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
Ask The $250/Hour Trainer - Dynamic Warmups
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Ask The $250/Hour Trainer - Dynamic Warmups

In this column, Joe Dowdell, CSCS, of Peak Performance Gym in New York City, tackles your questions. How should you properly warm up for your workout? April 21, 2011
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
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
Matt's 12-Week Transformation Guide, Part 9: Stretching & Flexibility
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Matt's 12-Week Transformation Guide, Part 9: Stretching & Flexibility

You can regain, and improve, your flexibility quickly even if it has been years since you specifically worked on it. December 21, 2009
Importance & Dangers Of Stretching: The Long And Short Of It!
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Importance & Dangers Of Stretching: The Long And Short Of It!

It is generally accepted that stretching is important. However, there seems to be a lot of conflicting advice about how and when to stretch. Take a closer look at passive and active stretching to learn more. April 24, 2008
Increase Your Flexibility With These Stretching Techniques!
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Increase Your Flexibility With These Stretching Techniques!

Stretching has many benefits that cannot only help you trainer harder, but it also helps you in life. Learn more about the importance of flexibility, what determines flexibility, health benefits, types of stretching, and more right here! February 06, 2008
Stretching For Bodybuilding - Types, Benefits, And Sample Program.
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Stretching For Bodybuilding - Types, Benefits, And Sample Program.

Many bodybuilders overlook stretching. They don't realize the immense benefits that come along with stretching so they completely neglect it. Learn just how important stretching is, what types there are and sample slits. October 09, 2007
Upper Leg Stretches Utilizing A Resistance Band.
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Upper Leg Stretches Utilizing A Resistance Band.

I recommend performing all stretching & flexibility work by using a resistance band. The very first experience I had stretching with these bands, I was hooked! Here are a series of helpful stretches... March 04, 2007
What Is The Best Pilates Workout?
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What Is The Best Pilates Workout?

What is the best Pilates workout? Pilates is one of the most popular workouts around today and is used by people around the world. Get details on some great workouts and exercises right here from our forum members. Learn more! August 21, 2006
Stretching And The Warm Up - Are You Confused?
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Stretching And The Warm Up - Are You Confused?

There seems to be a lot of confusion about how and when stretching should be used as part of the warm-up. Learn how to warm-up the right way! November 15, 2005 4 min read
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How Important Is Warming Up?
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How Important Is Warming Up?

How important is warming up? Find out what other people from the message boards think... July 13, 2005 58 min read
Using Stair Exercises To Improve Strength, Power, Flexibility & Conditioning!
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Using Stair Exercises To Improve Strength, Power, Flexibility & Conditioning!

I initially used stair climbing workouts to improve my aerobic conditioning but as time went on I learned to use it for anaerobic conditioning, lower body strength and power development and flexibility... December 09, 2004 16 min read
Mobility Superior To Flexibility!
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Mobility Superior To Flexibility!

Mobility practice is a daily requirement, whereas flexibility training is not. Mobility practice provides nutritive and lubricative fluid to wash each joint (which it would not happen without doing so), reversing the aging-process... August 24, 2004 3 min read
Warming Up To A Great Workout!
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Warming Up To A Great Workout!

A warm up can undoubtedly be advantageous if done properly, and in accordance to your desired training effect. Let's dig in and find out where you've been going wrong; you may be surprised! August 11, 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
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
Denver Broncos Flexibility Development!
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Denver Broncos Flexibility Development!

Coach Tuten provides you with the flexibility development program that he has implemented with the Denver Broncos. Learn how to stretch like the Denver Broncos. October 05, 2003
Proper Warm-Up To Enhance Performance.
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Proper Warm-Up To Enhance Performance.

Warming up, a phrase loosely thrown around by trainees across the world. A proper warm-up can go a long way in increasing the bodies ability to perform. Learn why most people don't warm-up correctly and how to fix it! September 25, 2003
Stretch & Grow!
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Stretch & Grow!

In almost every activity or sport, stretching has always been a typical way to warm up the body and get it ready for action. However, you do not have to be an elite athlete to reap the rewards. Learn the benefits of stretching and how to. Bonus: Brenda August 12, 2003
Warming Up For Mass Gains!
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Warming Up For Mass Gains!

Since I've spent quite enough of my training time using useless strategies and seeing others do the same I'm now going to let everyone in on a real secret to training success: the proper warm-up procedure. July 28, 2003
Developing Hip Power
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Developing Hip Power

Your mid back to the back of your knee are responsible for the most important and explosive power on the field, your hips. February 26, 2003 5 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
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
Stretching Tips!
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Stretching Tips!

Stretching not only improves appearance, lengthens muscles, and gives that lean, toned look on stage, but it also improves fitness and health. It is the ultimate for preventing injuries. December 20, 2001
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