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Heat Injuries Can Be Deadly. Here's How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Them

Heat injuries are a serious issue, particularly for athletes. Let's look at some key facts: "There's no excuse for any number of heat stroke d...

5 Nutrition Tips to Prevent Cramps During a Game

Five Fueling Tips to Prevent Cramping on Game Day Over the years I've attended hundreds of high school games and one thing that has always stood out to...

Why 'Pickle Juice' Might Be the Perfect Sports Drink

Muscle cramps can end an athlete's dreams of victory in an instant. They normally crop up during pivotal situations late in a competition, and thei...

How the Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt Compare to Those of Table Salt

Are there any Himalayan pink salt benefits or is it another fad in the nutrition world? The U.S. is finally shifting in a healthier direction with...

High Powered Performance: Hydration Tips For All Athletes

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, our bodies are dependent on our hydration status for a multitude of chemical reactions to take place,...

Triathletes: Avoid These 5 Open Water Swimming Disasters

Open water can be—and for many is—terrifying. Even professional, well-trained open water swimmers can feel a sense of dread when they enter the water....

When Your Cramps Have Nothing to Do with Hydration or Electrolytes

When a cramp strikes during a game or practice, most people chalk it up to inadequate hydration or lack of electrolytes. That is often the case. A...

Dirk Nowitzki Uses Electric Stimulation, Massages to Keep His Body Going in His 18th NBA Season

Before the Dallas Mavericks took on the Los Angeles Clippers last week, ESPN ran a taped interview with Mavs mainstay Dirk Nowitzki. In it, the 18...

How to Protect Yourself From Heat Stroke This Summer

When you hear the word "stroke," you probably think, "happens to old people, not me." But heat stroke—a medical emergency where the body's core temp...

4 Creatine Myths Exposed

Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid-like compound used by tens of thousands of athletes worldwide to increase their strength, power, musc...

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