Trainers & Coaches
It's Not About Demonizing Dairy: Alternative Calcium Sources
Calcium doesn't just come from cows. Here are three other fantastic and healthy sources.
More Than Just a Funny Bone: Preventing Growth Plate Injury
Learn how to quickly identify and avoid growth plate injuries in adolescent and children's sports.
The Difference Between Age and Maturation in Youth Weightlifters
What periods of development we can capitalize on, and what periods we must approach with caution?
Train Barefoot to Increase Your Lifts and Avoid Injury
Your feet just take you from point A to point B, right? You don’t need to train them. Oh, but how wrong you are.
Women: Lift Heavy and Fast While You're Young
More research shows moving heavy weight fast helps prevent bone loss in women.
Are Growing Pains a Normal Part of Childhood?
While medical experts acknowledge that growing pains are real, there is much disagreement as to their actual cause.
Will Athletics Protect Your Bones?
You've probably heard being an athlete builds stronger bones. At first glance, a recent study appears to cast doubt on that claim, so let's have a look at the details.
Training Partials for Stronger Tendons and Bones
Partials are any exercise where you purposefully do a shortened range of motion instead of the full range. Partials don’t take the place of full-range lifts, but are used as a adjunct to them.
How You Can Make Your Bones Healthier Now
A recent research review took a look at some common conceptions about how various lifestyle factors affect bone health. It turns out most of them seem to be correct.
Why CrossFit Coaches Need Anatomy: Bones, Muscles, and Lifting
It's important that you understand your clients' bodies so you can coach them properly. Here's a quick primer on some basics and how they are relevant to movements.
How the Length of Your Bones Affects Your Power Output
Development of power output is critical for athletes. Do you know what percentage of your 1RM to use to maximize power? What if it all depended on the length of your bones?
Using Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Stress Fractures
Calcium and Vitamin D are two widely available and popular nutritional supplements used for bone health.
The Female Athlete Triad - Are You at Risk?
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
Female Athletes More At Risk For Stress Fractures
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.
Big Bones Big Strength
Recent research examined the influence of sport specific training on bone mass and relative strength in short and long distance runners.
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