injury prevention

While any well-developed CrossFit program does cover a lot of ground, there are a few exercises I feel that CF folks would benefit from that I very rarely see these in a CrossFit program.
After an injury the hard part is teaching yourself a new norm, deciding what you need to give up and how you will continue to train.
As a teenage competitive bodybuilder I made some training mistakes that resulted in emergency back surgery. Now, I'm going to share with you what I learned from that experience.
Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.
A good foundation is key, yet as athletes we train on stiff and weak ankles. This article will give you screens to assess your mobility and strategies to improve performance in any sport or activity.
I'm going to try to save you some time and pain by sharing the lessons I learned the hard way. Here's how you should train if you want to do it for many years and remain injury free.
Want to help your teenager be a better, healthier athlete? Get them to bed on time. New research shows a direct correlation between injury risk and lack of sleep in adolescent athletes.
The ankle, when injured, loses its sense of proprioception quickly. The recovery can be tricky. Taking a global approach to rehabilitation leads to getting back to activity sooner and stronger.
Injuries happen, and when they do you want to make sure you're seeing the right specialist for either acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, and massage. How do you pick which?
Is yoga really a dangerous practice? A recent article in The New York Times, discussed an overwhelming phenomenon happening with serious and even deadly yoga related injuries.
Are you feeling sore, achy, or tight after a run? Overtime, running without proper mobility and stretching can lead to imbalances in the body resulting in sprains, pains, and injuries.
Research in the field of human performance is once again finding the multitude of benefits of incorporating yoga into an overall health and fitness program.
New research from Nationwide Children's Hospital evaluated the seasonal patterns of High School athletes and overuse injuries.
You work out hard and occasionally you do some serious damage to your hands. Last week we talked about how to prevent rips to the skin on your palms, but what happens once a rip occurs?
Recent research has investigated a variety of testicular disorders associated with mountain biking.
Knee pain can be a common complaint among all athletes. Younger athletes with knee pain may actually be suffering from Osgood-Schlatter Syndrome.
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus and another new drug resistant bacterium, carbapenem-resistant klebsiella pneumoniae are quickly spreading in gyms, locker rooms, and athletic facilities.