Jeff Barnett

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In the ultimate fitness face-off, researchers pitted barbell squats against leg presses to see which would elicit the greatest hormonal response.
Recently researchers released one of the first scientific studies on injuries in CrossFit, but they decided to replace the laboratory with online CrossFit forums.
A recent study was a slam dunk for alternate day fasting. Read on to learn how this method of fasting helped everyday athletes manage weight and cholesterol.
In a recent study researchers wondered whether quarter or parallel squats would activate PAP most. Once again, deeper squats seem to be the winner.
Yet another study has affirmed the power of carbohydrates as an aid for athletic performance. However, the results may not apply to all levels of athletes.
Plyometric training is great, but is more always better? A new study shows higher volume plyometrics might not always be better than lower volume.
A recent study sought to discover which hamstring exercise is the most intense: glute-ham raises, Romanian deadlifts, good mornings, or leg curls.
Imagine your vertical jump is just about to be tested. Suddenly, you tell the test administrator, “Hold up, I gotta do some heavy squats first.” Sound ridiculous? A new study suggests it might not be.
Recent studies have demonized static stretching, but not all the research is negative. Today's study looks at the effects of static stretching between exercises.
Approximately 36% of injuries that occur in weight training involve the shoulder. A new study examines which exercises are more common in athletes with shoulder impingement.
Ice baths are cemented in sporting custom as a way to speed recovery after training or competition. A new study asks whether they are more effective than contrast baths.
A new study asks what technique athletes should do to get maximum acceleration from short sprints. The key seems to lie in stride length, leg strength, and a good start.