Trainers & Coaches
Does Creatine Actually Increase Your Power?
Everybody has heard of creatine, but do you know specifically what it does in the body? New research shows how just seven days of creatine supplementation can increase your power.
The Paleo Mystique: Deciphering "Paleo" Eating
A mystique surrounds the ideas of eating "paleo" that often confuses people, but in reality the concept is quite simple to understand and implement, for both optimal health and performance.
Down in the Dirt Series: Part 4 – Food Justice and Communal Health
There are many facets of food justice, the most basic being that no one should go hungry. The current rise of food justice is about low-income communities having a right to accessible fresh foods.
Product Review: Perfect Blocks
Perfect Blocks is the perfect supplement for the hard core follower of the Zone Diet. Each scoop equals exactly one block of protein, carbohydrates, and fat.
Intermittent Fasting For Athletes: The Why and How
In this article, the two forms of fasting I will breakdown for you are Full day fasts (FDF) and daily fasts. I will discuss the pros and cons of each, and how it can be directly applied to athletes.
Study Suggests Eating Blueberries May Prevent Exercise-Induced Muscle Soreness
New research examines the relationship between exercise-induced muscle soreness and blueberries. Science says blueberries can help you recover faster after your workouts. Find out how!
The Effect of BCAAs on Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness
BCAAs are known for their muscle sparing and building properties, but a recent study done in the UK showed that BCAAs can also curb muscle soreness associated with exercise.
Product Review: APS Recovery
With all the talk about post workout nutrition we decided to review some products on the market. Find out why APS Recovery is one of the better options out there.
Science Says: Energy Drinks Really Do Work
There is no doubt that caffeine plays a role in increasing performance, but just how much does it really help? Recent research looked at different dosages and the scientifically measured benefits.
The Secret to Supplementation: It's Not About The Supplements
The real secret to supplementation that works comes before you ever take a pill. Find out how you can build a pyramid of success and performance, using nutrition, sleep, and supplements.
Down in the Dirt Series: Part 3 - A Local Farm And The City Slickers Who Run It
Molly and John left busy city life to manage a 130-acre farm called Apricot Lane. They took on the task of converting it to organic. Find out how these city slickers found fulfillment in the dirt.
Black Pepper: More Than Just a Spice - It Fights Fat!
Next time you are eating you may want to give the pepper a few more shakes. A recent study shows the main substance in black pepper, known as piperine, can stop the formation of new fat cells.
An Idiot's Guide to Post Workout Recovery Drinks
Sports drinks are a huge industry - over $1.5 billion back in 2007. But what do you REALLY need to look for in a sports drink and how does it ACTUALLY help your body?
Surprising News On How Lactoferrin Helps Athletes
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but researchers have found new and surprising uses for the protein lactoferrin. Increasing oxygen? Boosting the immune system?
Dear Coach: How Should I Eat to Gain Muscle?
Another classic question from a reader: how should you eat to gain muscle and how best to track your improvements? The answer comes from powerlifting champion Coach Chris Duffin.
Real World Advice for Post Workout Nutrition
Stephanie Greunke, nutrition expert, gives us the simple why and how behind good post workout nutrition. It's not that complicated and you really ought to be doing it.
Energy Drinks and Performance: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It’s cheap, legal, and socially acceptable. But what are the effects of energy drinks on our health and performance? Good or bad?
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