Health & Medicine

Vitamin D in Elite Athletes: The More the Better

Researchers wanted to see how vitamin D levels correlated with power, speed, and cardiovascular ability in elite soccer players.

Blood Analysis: Unlock the Body’s Secrets to Reach Peak Performance

We have clues in our blood that are easy to measure. These clues can have a major impact on our performance and long-term health.

Strength Training and Diabetes: Do Genes Make a Difference?

If you have a family history of diabetes, does strength training affect you differently? A new study suggests, "No."

Folate, Alcohol, and Saturated Fat Benefit HDL Levels

Scientists wanted to know how different nutrients affect HDL levels. The highest performers may come as a surprise.

7 Ways to Build Real Self-Esteem in Youth Athletes

Our role as parents and coaches is to develop the athlete’s self-esteem not only as an athlete, but as a whole person.

Lifting Headaches: How to Spot, Avoid, and Remedy Them

Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.

Survivor's Bias: How We Miss the Mark With Our Athletes

UCL injuries in baseball players have skyrocketed in the last decade. Finding the solution requires that we ask the right questions.

What Is Brown Adipose Tissue and Why Would We Want It?

What if I told you adipose tissue could actually increase your metabolic function and lower your overall body weight index?

A Closer Look at the Role of Mitochondria in Athletes

A recent editorial reviewed the role of the mitochondria in extreme situations such as high altitude and fasting.

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Can It Help You Recover Faster?

Are you injured and need to get back to competing? Some of the world's top athletes are using PRP to do just that.

CLA Does Not Improve Cardio, Endurance, or Power

CLA didn't perform so well in the latest study. After an eight-week trial there was no difference in any performance markers.

Does Having More Fat Help You Burn More Fat?

People who have lost a lot of weight often note it gets harder the more fat they lose. A new study asks why this is so.

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