Best Fitness Articles, Press Modifications, and Squat Improvements

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Philip Stefanov, Ryan DeBell, Dan Pope, and Jim Laird.


Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “Injuries in Crossfit” is available to watch.

This month’s Inner Circle webinar is on Injuries in Crossfit.  In this presentation, I’m joined by Dan Pope, one of the PT’s with me at Champion PT and Performance.  Dan specializes in CrossFit injuries and has an awesome site at  We had a great Facebook Live chat on the private Inner Circle Facebook group.

This webinar will cover:

  • Are injuries in CrossFit really more common?
  • Why do injuries occur in CrossFit?
  • What are the most common types of injuries seen in CrossFit?
  • How to rehab and work with CrossFit athletes


Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


The #AskMikeReinold Show

ask mike reinold showOn this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about some advice for studying for the physical therapy boards, how to include strength training in rehab, and ACL surgery in female athletes.


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The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

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Stuff You Should Read

The Best Fitness Articles: 140 Resources You Need to Read 

Philip Stefanov has an article up on with a giant list of the top fitness articles you should be reading.  This must have taken a long time and definitely something to check out it, it’s like a summary of all the good stuff on the web right now!

Pressing Modifications for Shoulder Pain 

Ryan DeBell has an article and video up with the one-and-only Dan Pope on talking about how to modify your shoulder press for pain free workouts:

Improve Your Squat and Deadlift With Simple Drill

Jim Laird has a video up on talking about ways to improve your squats and deadlifts: