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Ask the Experts: Is Caffeine Safe for Athletes?

Q: Is caffeine safe for athletes? A: Man, I hope so. (Hides double latte behind desk.) Many athletes and non-athletes consume caffeine every da...

Topical Gear Products for Volleyball Players and Female Athletes

It should come as no surprise that the Sports Injury Clinic reports a high injury rate among high school volleyball players. Volleyball is one of th...

The 3 Pillars of Athletic Performance

I often talk with my clients about what I believe are the three foundational "pillars" of athletic performance: sports skill development, strength...

Valentine's Day Fitness Gear Gifts From Trigger Point Performance

This Valentine's Day, take a new approach to taking care of your loved one. Instead of the usual flowers or candy, give a gift that will actually pr...

The Athlete's Core

Whether you're a recreational gym user or a collegiate or professional athlete, you cannot deny the importance of core training. Many cases show th...

Simple At-Home Workout for the Whole Core

Contrary to popular belief, working to strengthen the core does not mean trying to get a six-pack. The core consists of many other muscles that are ...

Brian Lebo Named STACK Expert of the Month

Brian Lebo, owner and director of Athletic Performance Training Center (North Royalton, Ohio), has been named STACK's Expert of the Month for Nove...

Benefits of Vitamin D3 Supplements

Vitamin D3 supplements provide a form of vitamin D that is found in the human body. Vitamin D3 is produced when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet lig...

Read This: "The All-Pro Diet" by Tony Gonzalez

Professional football player Tony Gonzalez has authored The All-Pro Diet, which claims to "help you gain the strength, stamina, and energy of a p...

How Sport Psychology Improves Athletic Performance

A component of exercise science and human performance, sport psychology is primarily concerned with understanding the relationship between mentality a...

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