Body Composition

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Will a 2-Week Break From Training Ruin Your Strength?

Athletes spend months building a foundation of muscle and strength only to see it wither away when a vacation, injury, or unexpected time off occurs....

By: Jake Tuura

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan Weighed Almost 400 Pounds in 8th Grade, Is Now the Best Player in the Big 10

In an NCAA season dominated by phenomenal freshmen like Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz, Caleb Swanigan has flown under the radar. That's a travesty....

By: Brandon Hall

Are You 'Overfat'? Researchers Say This New Health Condition Affects About 70% of All People

Given how frequently it gets thrown around, the term "overweight" can be pretty confusing. Over what weight? Who determines what a person is "s...

By: Brandon Hall

Why You Should Measure Your Body Fat with a DEXA Body Scan

Often in the fitness industry body fat percentages are often underestimated. Many times this is due to inaccuracy of the testing devices such as hand...

By: John Papp

This Rare Compound Found in Watermelon Improves Endurance, Reduces Fatigue and Makes You a Better Overall Athlete

Watermelon is a favorite summertime snack, but if you're munching on it only at the occasional barbecue, you're missing out. Watermelon is a nutrition...

By: Brandon Hall