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Back to Basics: 4 Ways Youth Athletes Can Increase Performance

In today's society, young athletes are inundated with daily stressors that can adversely affect their performance. How can we mitigate these while keeping them healthy? By taking it back to basics.

Premium Nutrition to Cycle Even Faster

In my previous two articles, I covered some simple ways to improve performance. But now what happens when we tune up the body a bit with some premium fuel?

4 Tips for Acclimating to Winter Training

Don’t let the winter cold stop your training, but rather, come into spring with a great base for the year. Use the winter as a training cycle and not a period of hibernation.

An Athlete’s Guide to Hydration: When, What, and How Much

We know hydration is important and can directly affect our performance, but here's what you need to know about exactly how much to drink and when to keep you going at your best.

Science Examines Rehydration After Weight Cutting

According to a recent study , if you are losing a substantial amount of weight when cutting, you may not be fully recovered by the time your fight comes around.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 55

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: Olympic lifting tips, kids nutrition, cortisol, vegan bulletproof coffee, & more!

How Long Does It Take to Get Hydrated?

Hydration is important, but it's easier to restore than you think. New science shows all it takes is a couple glasses a water, not even an hour before your workout.

Why and How to Stay Hydrated

Do you know how to tell if you're hydrated versus dehydrated? Do you know all the ways it effects the body when you don't drink enough? Enhance your performance by drinking enough water!

Healthy Hydration for Athletes: 8 Thirst-Quenching Articles

Staying hydrated is a crucial element of any sport or training regimen, but what's the best way to do it? These 8 articles will help you choose the best products and avoid dehydration.

What You Drink Doesn't Matter, Just Stay Hydrated

Wondering what the best thing to drink is in order to stay hydrated? Science says it doesn't matter, just drink something. New research looked at both the physical and mental impact of hydration.

Staying Hydrated Helps Heart Rate Recover Faster

We hear a lot about the importance of hydration, but recently scientists looked at the impact of hydration on the autonomic nervous system and discovered a critical reason for water's importance.

Healthy Travel Tips, Part 2: Hotel and Lodging

One of the major stresses at holidays is travel. Here are tips for how to keep yourself healthy whether you're staying with friends and family or you're staying at a hotel.

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