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How A 7-foot-7 High School Freshman From Romania Is Preparing to Become a Basketball Superstar

Imagine a 16-year-old high school freshman. Imagine he's 7-foot-7, taller than any current NBA player. Imagine that he barely needs to get off the...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Gaining Weight Is Not Always Beneficial for Athletes

I wanted to weigh 220 pounds when I was playing hockey in high school. That's what some of the best NHL power forwards weighed, so I figured it was ...

By: Andy Haley

'The Mountain' From 'Game of Thrones' Reveals His Training and Nutrition Secrets

Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of Thrones, has quickly become a force on the Strongman circuit. Since he began Strongm...

By: Andy Haley

The Right Way to Gain Weight During the Off-Season

One of my biggest pet peeves is when a football coach tells their player just to gain weight. With football becoming more and more competitive, players...

By: Chris Matsui

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

Are you usually the last one picked when it's game time? Have you often been referred to as the "skinny guy?" Was high school a day-to-day heckling of...

By: Justin Groce

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Protein needs for power athletes

Amy Jamieson-Petonic, RD, discusses protein needs for power athletes.