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How to Unlock the Power of Your Big Toe for Superior Athletic Performance

Who remembers the movie Stripes? If you're older like me, it is an 80's classic. For the rest of you, it's a great download in the sea of movie med...

New Study Finds Children Who Spend More Time Barefoot Jump Farther, Balance Better

The footwear habits of children can have a significant impact on their athleticism. Those were the findings of a recent study by Stellenbosch Unive...

Why Weak Feet and Ankles Can Ruin Your Strength and Speed (And How to Fix Them)

Let's face it: You never train your feet or ankles. That's not necessarily your fault, since the vast majority of training programs don't include foot...

Proprioception: Definition, Exercises for Improving and More

It's easy to take your body for granted. Without even thinking, you can move your limbs and balance on two feet. Or more impressively, you can sprin...

'Lifting Socks' Are a Thing, and They're Way Better Than Shoes

I've always had a mixed reaction to working out in socks. The benefits are clear. When you're barefoot, you no longer have elevated heels, which ca...

7 Ways Fitness Will Change This Year

The way you train now may look completely different from in the past. Based on new research and other developments, the strength and conditioning indu...

The Importance of Foot and Ankle Workouts

Foot and ankle training is perhaps the most neglected and underrated aspect of sports performance. In fact, for most athletic movements, activation...

Save Your Ankles With This Basketball Strength, Mobility and Balance Workout

Elite athletes often make explosive movements look easy, however one weak link can derail even the most powerful athletes. For basketball players,...

Book '1:59' Examines the Sub-Two-Hour Marathon

The new athletic guide by Dr. Philip Maffetone, entitled 1:59: The Sub-Two Hour Marathon Is Within Reach—Here's How It Will Go Down, and What It...

Try These 5 Self-Limiting Exercises

Self-limiting exercises are exercises that you cannot do incorrectly. They give immediate feedback and force you to adjust or you will fail. These...

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