competitive sports

Whether a movement can be called functional depends on the needs of the individual.
If you are an athlete, you are your own brand - and social media is your main asset.
Despite recent controversy in the sports world, coaches still have the power to make a positive impact within their communities.
Trust your instincts and identify the warning signs of a coach who is on the wrong track.
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
How much recovery do athletes need, and how do we figure that out? A new study has some answers.
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.
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.
Change of direction (COD) is a major component of performance in many sports, and a new study shows strength training can make athletes much better at it.
Criteriums? Omniums? Cyclo-cross? Downhill? What are these things? Here is my short guide to cycling-related sports that you may like to try, maybe as a challenge or just a bit of a change.
13 NCAA titles, two top 10 finishes in Olympic trials, and three consecutive years as Women's World Champion in Highland Athletics - meet Adriane Wilson, a true champion.
Training the competitive athlete requires different things than training the average fitness clientele. Zach Even-Esh details how he trains his wrestling and football teams.
I often ride a razor’s edge as the parent of two young athletes. When to push them, or not push them; be involved, but not too much. A situation becomes complicated when you realize they may be great.