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Research Reveals Training Habits of Champion Skiers
A recent study followed world-class elite endurance athletes to find out more about how they trained.
Sports Drinks Show Minimal Effect on Tennis Players
You would think sports drinks would aid performance in a two-hour tennis match, but they seemed to have little impact.
A New Approach to Fitness for Golfers: 12-Week Workout Program
I have designed these golf workouts to provide a new approach to your golf training that integrates conditioning, strength, and screening.
Creatine Works for Soccer Players, Too
Creatine is known for its benefits for weight lifting, but how does it affect performance on the soccer field?
3 Reasons Americans Should Love Soccer and 3 Reasons They Don't
Major League Soccer is becoming more popular in the United States, but it faces an uphill battle in winning over the hearts of Americans. Here's why.
Eric C. Stevens
Could Head Trauma Bring an End to Football?
Nothing can bring down the NFL. Nothing except a lack of players to fill the shoes of the current ones. Would you let your kid play football?
Eric C. Stevens
How to Improve Your Golf Game and End Lower Back Pain
If you’re excluding lower back muscles in the gym, you are putting yourself at a considerable disadvantage as an athlete.
Age, Endurance, and Explosive Power Improve Repeated Sprint Ability
A new study asks what athletic qualities can help sprint ability.
Contrast Training Benefits Youth Soccer Players
Youth athletes may benefit from adding a simple bodyweight program to their training, says a new study.
Football Linemen More Susceptible to Heat Illness
Between 1960 and 2009, 123 high school football players died from heat-related illness. A new study suggests the risks are highest for linemen.
Study Sheds Light on the Best Indicators of Fatigue in Baseball Pitchers
Knowing when an athlete has reached his or her limit is a key element of coaching. A new study examined the best ways to determine fatigue in baseball pitchers.
The Reliability of the NFL-225 Bench Press Test
New research confirmed the NFL-225 test is a reliable indicator of strength and endurance in football players.
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Is it Okay to Switch Citizenship Just for a Gold Medal?
People change citizenship all the time. But when it comes to the Olympics, is it okay for someone to leave their country for no other reason than to have a better chance at winning gold medals?
How to Strengthen the Abductors and Adductors for Hockey
I am going to teach you how to locate weaknesses that lead to overuse injuries. These issues can be addressed easily by training muscle groups responsible for maintaining hip stability.
Don't Be Shy: Grunting Improves Performance in Tennis Players
If you've ever watched a tennis match, you know the players make a lot of noise. A new study asks whether grunting is actually helpful, or just a waste of energy.
Plyometric Exercises Improve Athleticism in Youth Soccer Players
A new study found adding plyometrics into an adolescent soccer program improved the players' performance in general physical fitness assessments.
How We Can Apply the Olympics to Our Own Training
Olympians are glorified and their success is celebrated worldwide. But at what cost? And what does it have to do with each of us and the time we spend in the gym?
5 Lessons the Olympics Teach Us about Sport and Life
While the Olympics might also seem over the top, one thing is also certain - the Olympics captivate our attention. They do so because the Olympics teach us many lessons about sport and life.
Eric C. Stevens
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