Fitness

There are three basic areas comprising the sport of Mixed Martial Arts - submission, striking, and wrestling. In this article we break it down and give you examples of styles and fighters.
A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research revealed traditional methods of training endurance may not be the best for teenage athletes.
Many men suffer silently with the debilitating condition of erectile dysfunction. ED can be improved with a regular workout program and good nutrition.
Rowing for sport is becoming more popular worldwide. Whether rowing on water or on an indoor ergometer, rowing is an extremely demanding endurance sport.
Kettlebells are often used in training by recreational athletes, elite athletes, and sports professionals. New research looked at the actual effectiveness of kettlebell training.
Exercise is a good thing, right? Well, like all things, exercise is good in moderation.
Fencing is a classic art, part of our history since the Middle Ages.
Incorporating yoga in to your current athletic programming is an excellent performance and mobility enhancer. The practice of yoga has evolved over thousands of years.
Do you know where your plantar fascia is? Chances are you don’t unless you have injured it and developed plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia).
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
Stress fractures are the most common injuries in athletics today. Athletes with stress fractures usually seek medical treatment for these bothersome injuries after dealing with ongoing pain.
Acupuncture is one of the most frequently used therapies in complementary and alternative medicine today.
Strength and conditioning programming for older athletes is a growing interest area in research and practice.
A recent case study examined back squatting using two different chain techniques. Researchers compared linear and double looped hung supplemental heavy chain resistance to the back squat mechanics.
Substantial research is now being conducted to examine the health and medical benefits of practicing yoga, deep breathing, and meditation.
Snowboarding has become an exceedingly popular extreme sport in the last 20 years. For most snowboarders, training in the off season and working out in a gym can be an uncommon practice.
New research examined the impact of perceptions of support received from coaches and an athletes’ positive and negative self talk.