The History of the Foam Roller

What could be simpler? Just hop on a piece of foam and roll up and down... anyone could do that right? Yes, anyone can but few do. Why? Mainly because it hurts. It's effective but my god is it sore. Yes today we are talking about the foam roller, the cost-effective means of massaging aching muscles and … Continue reading The History of the Foam Roller

The Dumbbell Swing

ALMOST A HALF-CENTURY AGO THE ONE AND TWO HAND SWING LIFTS WERE VERY POPULAR AMONG LIFTERS AND BODYBUILDERS ALIKE, ESPECIALLY THE ONE HAND LIFT. OVER THE YEARS, HOWEVER, BOTH OF THESE LIFTS HAVE SLUMPED INTO OBLIVION SO THAT TODAY THERE ARE VERY FEW WHO EVER PRACTICE THEM, EITHER AS AN EXERCISE OR FOR RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCES. … Continue reading The Dumbbell Swing