Joshua Wortman

Joshua Wortman

 

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New research shows that resveratrol, known for being one of the beneficial ingredients of red wine, can improve performance, heart function, and muscle strength.
Does adding functional core exercises to your warm-up help your performance? Turns out it probably doesn't! Recent scientific research looked at what makes a good warm-up.
The always continuing post workout nutrition debate rages on. New research says adding protein to your post workout food/drink doesn't make a difference. What do you think?
Drug tests are de rigueur at the Olympics, but new testosterone testing requirements for female athletes could pose problems for women with naturally high levels.
Common belief is that lifting heavy will trigger testosterone and growth hormone in the body, building more muscle. Now, science say it may just "bro knowledge" after all?
Engineers at Brigham Young University have devised a new artificial disc that mimics the movement of the human spine. For many athletes, this could be a career and life-quality preserving option.
Athletes who get more sleep tend to have more successful professional careers. Two new studies look at pro football and baseball players, their longevity, and their injury rates.
Exercise induced asthma is something many athlete deal with, but are certain sports more prone to inducing asthma? Could this knowledge be helpful for afflicted athletes?
It's an age-old debate: dynamic stretching versus static stretching. New research examines jumping ability in female soccer and rugby players after both types of stretching.
New research shows that activity level, even more than age, may have a direct relationship to the health of our heart. Once again a sedentary lifestyle proves to be deadly.
Ultrarunner Micah True, known to many as Caballo Blanco, died in March on a training run. Was his death indicative of the dangers of ultrarunning? Science takes a look.
Altitude training has long been used by athletes, but new research examine more closely. Athletes can use this information to precisely time out their training to line up with competition day.