Jeff Barnett

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Girls still aren't taught sports like boys are. That's what Australian researchers discovered when trying to determine the effectiveness of elementary physical education.
In a study of over 1800 students, those who ate breakfast were least likely to be obese. They were also more physically active and less depressed. Is breakfast eating a predictor of good health?
Maybe it sounds crazy, but new research shows a simple way to improve your sprinting times is to lift heavy ten minutes before you run. Not five, not twenty, but ten minutes before - and heavy!
At what percentage of your 1RM power clean do you output the most power? If you are training to develop power, that would be useful to know. Science can now tell you the answer.
There are rumors that caffeine can boost your testosterone, and there are those who say the opposite. Recently researchers took a look to determine the actual impact of coffee on testosterone.
Supplements can be overwhelming. Wondering if beta-alanine is worth taking? New research shows it improves sprinting performance pretty drastically. I think it's worth taking.
What happens when creatine companies go head to head? One of them commissions research on the other's product and we get a little potentially useful data about all the products involved.
After last week when I wrote about how we're all eating too much protein, I kept digging further - this time it's about how to time your protein intake for best growth of lean muscle mass.
Can your thoughts determine whether you set a PR? Science says “yes.” According to new research, mental imagery can be a powerful tool for strength training.
You've heard the recommendation - eat 1-1.5g of protein per pound of body weight to build muscle. All strength athletes know this. But now, new science says that's too much.
Partial range of motion or full range of motion? Which is better for the squat? Maybe it depends on your goals. Science looks at the two variations and what works best about both versions.
You've no doubt seen the commercials or seen women wearing the giant, rocker-bottomed Skechers Shape-Ups. Well, now science has proven they don't do any good.