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STACK's Top 10 Expert Articles for 2012

We are honored to work with hundreds of the top sports experts from around the country. Throughout 2012, they have done a fantastic job of covering ev...

Cure and Avoid Low Back Pain With These Rehab Techniques

Up to 80 percent of the world suffers from back pain, specifically lower back pain, at one point or another. Although leading an athletic lifestyle ...

Stay Healthy and Loose With a Tennis Ball

Article written by Zachary Cohen and Sarah Cayton. Athletes who don't perform recovery exercises often feel stiff, and tight "trigger points" limi...

Full Core Workout to Improve Performance and Health

The core is more than your abs and serves a larger purpose than making you look good on the beach. To get the most out of your core training (lea...

Exercise of the Week: Hanging One-Arm Row

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. This ...

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain By Stretching

Lower back pain and stiffness affect athletes and non-athletes of all ages. But it is particularly troublesome for athletes, since it hampers thei...

How to Use Stretching and a Foam Roller for Lower Back Pain

The low back is a complex network of muscles, bones and connective tissue. Unfortunately, it's a source of pain in 90 percent of Americans, includin...

Reduce Back Pain and Prevent Injuries With Post-Game Yoga

After a grueling session on the court, field or track, most athletes head straight for the showers. But the failure to stretch can cause muscle dama...

More Training Isn't Always Better: Common Overuse Injuries and Remedies

We've all heard that "more is better," and we often take that approach in our exercise programs. If a little bit of training is good, then hours s...

Glute Activation Saves Your Back, Improves Sports Performance

The Romanian Deadlift is a terrific exercise for any athlete looking to balance out quad work with strength-building in the hamstrings, glutes and lo...

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