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‘Tis the season for winter sports, and that means many of the skiers I coach have disappeared to focus on skill work. A recent study examined the effects of HIIT on skiing performance.
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.
Tiffany plays professional baseball on the men's teams. She has persevered because of a love of the game, and driving desire to encourage other women in the game.
Many of us grew up in team sports, but we didn't stick to them and chose an individual sport instead. Why do some of us prefer individual sports, and what are the pros and cons of this?
Phaidra's grandfather told her she could do anything, and so she did. From law school, to pro rugby, to an eye on the Olympic bobsled team, Phaidra believes in reinvention, adventure, and giving back.
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?
This beautiful footage is a compilation of moments, amazing techniques, submissions, and celebrations from the planet's best grapplers at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship of 2012.
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.