5 Tips for Longevity in Lifting
Emphasizing different forms of movement and prioritizing recovery are the keys to maintaining a lifetime of strength.
Drinking to Thirst: Is It Enough?
Should you drink a specific amount of water per day or can you just drink when you're thirsty?
Lifting Headaches: How to Spot, Avoid, and Remedy Them
Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.
Nature Already Made an Effective Recovery Drink
With evidence mounting against man-made recovery aids, a new study turns to the water you find deep within the earth.
Dehydration Impacts Heart Rate and Performance
A review of the research confirmed dehydration can significantly impact a variety of athletic markers.
The Importance of Hydration for Youth Athletes
It's essential to know how much water is enough, signs of dehydration and how to prevent heat illnesses.
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!
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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.
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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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