Matt Fitzgerald

Loosening Tight Hamstrings

Tight hamstrings can limit your freedom of movement and increase your risk of injury. Here’s how to loosen ’em up with hamstring exercises — including hamstring stretches.

Test Your Endurance

Sometimes the best way to track your progress toward your fitness goals is to pick a test and make it a regular part of your regimen. Which benchmark assessment you choose depends on what you want to measure.

Back in the Game

A muscle strain, joint sprain or contusion suffered just before a competition could put you on the shelf. Here are some quick-fix options.

Joint Effort

Pain in your hips or knee joints may cause you to shy away from exercise, but there are ways to work around (or through) the condition – without sacrificing your fitness.