Jeff Barnett

Jeff Barnett

 

 

 

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Do you know someone who is just naturally good at something? They just get it? Well, that’s completely ridiculous, and today science is helping dispel the myth some people get something for nothing.
New research shows foam rolling can dramatically increase range of motion, without decreasing the strength of an athlete. There's really no reason not to get on that foam roller or lacrosse ball now.
Is it just me or are there a million variations of the power clean? Which one should you be using in your training and why? New research examines the power output of multiple versions of the clean.
Strength first or cardio first? A new study looks at hormone levels 24 and 48 hours post workout and finds lower testosterone, growth hormone, and TSH when athletes did cardio first.
Researchers took a look at the benefits of strength training in 11-12 year-olds and the impact was astounding. No longer considered dangerous, weight training can be highly beneficial for kids.
College and professional football players are getting bigger every year. In fact, the average lineman from 2011 outweighs his counterpart from 1942 by over forty pounds. Why is this?
Exercising outdoors has some surprising benefits, including improvements to mood and self-esteem. You also work harder, without even realizing. New research suggest we should get outside more.
Unless you're training multiple times per day and not eating proper meals, your post-workout meal isn't critical. Time to turn your attention to your pre-workout food if you're not seeing results.
Mexican American children are 60% more likely to be overweight. Scientists studied a population of Mexican American kids to determine what parenting methods could lead to better eating habits.
Scientists took a close look at sprint performance and determined four things that made a difference in run times. Even though they're small, these techniques can make a big difference.
Statins are designed to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. They are used by many, many people. But do statins negate the positive effects of supplementing with fish oil?
A new study looked at different tactics used by parents to get their children to eat well, and determined which were most effective. Cleaning your plate turns out not to be the best idea.