Being big is not necessarily unhealthy. But studies of retired NFL linemen have found they are 52% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than comparable members of the general public.
I recently became friends with an avid rock climber and decided to give it a go myself - both in the gym and doing the real thing. I discovered I loved it for many of the same reason I love boxing.
If you follow the NBA you know Kobe Bryant recently suffered an Achilles tendon injury. Why did this injury happen on a simple move? Here's my theory and what we need to learn.
Researchers took a look at results from the famed NFL combine. They examined trends in test results, and the changes in players performances were surprising.
Ever wonder how soccer would be different if periods were shorter? Or what if an MMA fight were two rounds longer? How does this affect both the athlete and the game?
In a world where it is acceptable to take a pill to help your sex life, a pill to help you sleep, and even a shot to help your hormone levels, why is it unacceptable for athletes to do the same?
Having been a college and professional baseball player, I'm going to share some of my experiences and insights with you when it comes to finding the right baseball coach.
Michaela spent her early years in an orphanage in Sierra Leone. Inspired by a photo of a ballerina and supported by her adoptive parents, her dream to dance ballet professionally has come true.
BJJ and CrossFit should just stay away from the Olympics - for their own good. Here's why the sports wouldn't be good at the Olympics, and the Olympics wouldn't be good for them either.
The war against performance-enhancing drugs is a bit like an arms race - scientists trying to stay one step ahead of each other. The newest advancement is a reliable test for HGH abuse.
Feel like the little sport you loved has grown up and sold out? UFC? Weightlifting? CrossFit? You're not alone - most popular sports evolve similarly. Let's take a look at how a sport goes global.
As a little girl I dreamed of growing up to be like Raquel Welch in "Kansas City Bombers," but these days roller derby is a legit sport full of tough, dedicated, but still sassy athletes.
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