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A good strength and conditioning program is essential for the competitive athlete. Why? New research shows it can help reduce cortisol levels and muscle damage over the course of a season.
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.
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.
Do you play "normal" sports like football and soccer or enjoy more eclectic activities like caving and chess boxing? See if you can find your game on this list of sports we've covered.
We all know in theory that proper strength and conditioning helps your sport performance, but now researchers have examined this in detail in regards to elite female softball players.
Suffering from high blood pressure? Hit the soccer field! New research says playing soccer a couple hours each week is good for your heart, and specifically for high blood pressure in men.
Rugby league is a brutal sport requiring great strength and conditioning. I'm going to share with you how you can train like a pro rugby player, but adapt it to your schedule and fitness goals.
As someone who fears the dark and enclosed spaces, caving sounds like my own personal ninth circle of hell. But so does BJJ to some folks. So what is the allure of caving, and why do people do it?
Oscar Pistorius opened my eyes to the Paralympics. I was embarrassed to realize I knew little about them and was amazing at the adaptive sports and level of athleticism the competition hosts.
A study was performed to investigate the effect of a 10-week combined resistance-plyometric training program on muscular strength, running economy, and VO2 max in female soccer players.
You're a hockey player and you want to increase your shot power. Popular belief says it's all in your wrist...but is it really? Isn't power generated from your core and hips?
CrossFit advises to regularly try new sports, but in all my time training I never have. Until now. Now in my 40s, my husband of 14 years, who is also a tennis coach, is my new coach of my new sport.
It's victory for the U.S. on the final day of the Olympics, with a final overall medal count of 104 and a gold medal count of 46! Today was a great day for men's and women's basketball and wrestling.