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This Modification Makes Russian Twists Way More Effective (and Safer!)

The Russian Twist is a popular core exercise that improves oblique strength and definition. The exercise, typically performed with a medicine ball, in...

How to Avoid Softball Pitching Injuries

We have all heard the phrase "No pain. No gain." If you play long enough, you will experience pain and every sport involves a risk of injury. Some major...

3 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Exercises to Relieve Low-Back Pain

At least 80 percent of Americans will experience low-back pain in their lifetime. But you are not powerless against it. A few intelligent exerci...

5 Ways to Continue Building Lower-Body Strength Despite Back Pain

Nothing shows a display of strength quite like an impressive Squat or Deadlift. There's just something about throwing some chalk on, stepping up to...

You're Probably Drastically Underestimating Your Strength in This Key Exercise. Here's Why

During the heat of competition, athletes do very little with both feet evenly spaced beneath them.  "You run on one leg. You generally jump off on...