Flexibility 101 - A program to cultivate a strong base in basic beginner fitness and and flexibility.

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These tools are classics - timeless gems in the ever-changing, overcomplicated world of strength and fitness.
The short explanation of PTP is that if you lift something heavy, you will be able to lift more for a five- or six-rep set afterwards.
Squats should be working your legs and glutes. But when your grip is too wide, they don't do that any more.
Whilst picking up a few niggles can’t be avoided, more serious injuries can be kept at bay. Here are the things I've learned over the years.
Barbell Shred - Build Lean Muscle. Get Strong. Shred Body Fat.
What if we all had a machine that could take all our training choices and compute what is best for us as individuals? We do - but there's no manual.
If you are currently facing health challenges, I want you to consider that you may be too sick not to train. In fact, your life may depend on it.
Narrowing your training focus and mastering fundamental movements can lead to big progress.
The sacroiliac joint can get really beaten up in some people leading to pain and injury. Here are my favourite exercises to prevent that.
Find the deeper meaning in your own training to be more purposeful, directed, and successful.
Let’s discover specifically how the crawl relates to one of the most important fascial lines in force production - the ipsilateral functional line.
No-one can tell you what works best, for you, right now, in a practical setting. See you under the bar.
These drills can be done almost anywhere and at any time to prepare the body for physical battle.
There is no need to argue which deadlift stance is best - it is all about finding your mechanical power position.
Getting strong is about more than lifting big weights.
Time and time again, people are looking for a quick fix when it comes to fitness, but sometimes the simplest solutions are also the hardest.
Nothing worth having comes easy. To enjoy the benefits of lifting, you need to put in the work first.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.