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Stretching: You're doing it Wrong

Athletes of any sport would do well to remember that when it comes to preparing the body for activity, there are certain goals we must achieve, basica...

Why a Simple Leg Raise Reveals A Surprising Amount About Your Body

The Active Straight Leg Raise looks simple. You basically lie face up on the ground, then lift one leg as high as possible while trying to keep the...

The Complete Basketball Dynamic Warm-Up

This article will feature five different phases of a dynamic warm-up that should be incorporated into a successful warm-up for basketball. The dyna...

Top 3 Exercises to Relieve and Prevent Knee Pain

Knee injuries and knee pain plague athletes and the general population, alike. Knee injuries can be caused by multiple factors, such as traumatic i...

This Ankle Mobility Test Is Used at the NFL Combine. Can You Pass It?

We take our feet for granted. Often out of sight and out of mind, we simply assume they're functioning as intended, instead dedicating greater atte...

Gymnastic Work Can Be the Game-Changer You Need in Your Training Routine

Now more than ever, athletes are embracing the weight room. Traditional strength training has proven benefits for any athlete, regardless of the sp...

Why Forcing 'Better' Biomechanics on Athletes Doesn't Always Make Sense

When it comes to complex sport movement, there is no textbook technique. So why do many coaches try to force their athletes into what they deem as per...

Why Athletes Need 'Movement Variability,' and How Coaches Can Deliver It

A popular term as of late is "variability;" specifically, "movement variability." Previously, variability has been thought to be bad in athletes. W...

How to Increase Your Bat Speed by Increasing Your Mobility

If you like this article, please feel free to follow @RPP_Performance on Twitter! A few months back, I sat down and watched our hitting instructor,...

Knee Valgus Is the Movement Deficiency That Plagues Many Young Athletes

Knee Valgus refers to a moment during a squat or jumping movement where the knees cave in toward one another. Perhaps you're familiar with the imag...

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