Joshua Hammond

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An Easy, Effective Hip Flexor Stretch You Can Do Anywhere

<b>As a physical therapist I see lots of pains, aches, injuries, and muscle imbalances each and every day.</b> One of the top five most common things I see …

How to Perform a Lacrosse Ball Massage on Sore Muscles

Thanks to the explosion of workout training programs, lacrosse balls have surfaced as an important tool in any gym setting. But they most likely …

7 Ways to Fix Your Postrun Recovery

If your body is dragging, consider making these changes to your process.<p><i>James asks: I have returned to running after a long hiatus, so I feel like a beginner again. Of course, many things have changed, but I am definitely noticing that my legs are not bouncing back from my runs as well as they used</i> …

Iliotibial (IT) Band Stretches to Treat ITBS

The iliotibial band is a thick tendinous fascia that originates on the outside portion of the hip and extends to the side of the knee. After …

Do This Core-Plus-Sprints Workout For Better Form

<i>Do this core-plus-sprints workout to maintain proper run form off the bike.</i>Poor core strength causes poor running form, so it’s important to build …

The 30-Minute Pilates Workout for Stronger Abs

We wish it were as easy as a walk in the park, but building a strong core takes time and hard work. <i>Womp womp.</i> The good news is the results are worth …

Workouts

Keep on running: train your brain

Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy left in muscle tissue for participants to have kept going for another seven or eight minutes. The brain …

The Brain

10 Drills to Improve Your Full-Body Flexibility

In my last article, I discussed how you can begin to understand your movement limitations by establishing your flexibility and mobility in five …

Yes, You Can! • Soccer is one of the world’s most physically...

Soccer is one of the world’s most physically demanding sports, so it’s no surprise that David Beckham’s conditioning plan is grueling. Check out this …

This Simple Trick Can Help You Enjoy Workouts More, Keep You Motivated, and Improve Your Mood

Seeing isn’t always believing.<p>There’s some serious merit to the power of your mind, especially when it comes to exercise. In fact, simply believing …

Exercise

How to Recover from a Bad Run

Experienced runners know that not every stint on the track or trail is going to be an exhilarating experience. Sometimes a jog winds up being a slog. …

Here's How You Get a Body Like An Olympian

They have some of the best bodies in the world. Now, members of Team USA are hoping to help you transform yours.<p>“I want all the gym members to recognize that we’re all teammates, it doesn’t matter your fitness level,” Alysia Montano, a middle distance runner and seven-time U.S. Outdoor …

3 Ways To Progress Without Lifting Heavier

Think the only way to boost your results is by putting more plates on the bar? Plenty of revered lifting programs disagree. Here are 3 simple ways to …