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How to Prepare Your Body for Hot Weather Training

The school year is rapidly approaching, and so too is the start of football. Before you put the shoulder pads on, it's time to put down the electronics,...

How Endurance Athletes Can Reap the Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet

Ketosis is a metabolic process where our bodies utilize our internal fat stores for energy instead of glucose. Traditionally, nutritionists have always...

Eliminate Self-Doubt for Better Workouts

Just not feeling it today? Have you ever stepped into the gym and felt like the workout was just going to destroy you? Did you ever have a coach load on...

The Ultimate Football Sled Conditioning Workout

With summer in full swing, football players across the nation are engaging in two a day practices to get in shape for the season. One of the oldest...

3 Fruit Recipes That Alleviate Sore Muscles

All athletes will experience delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) after a workout due to small tears that are occurring within the muscle fibers when...

3 Ways Caffeine Improves Your Sports Performance

If you drink coffee, you are very familiar with how caffeine can improve your energy and mental focus. Put simply, caffeine works fantastically—wh...

5 Endurance Supplements That Effectively Boost Your Stamina

Endurance athletics requires a fine balance of strength and endurance that can only be achieved by years of strategic training and dieting. Endurance...

7 Reasons Athletes Are Going to Love CLIF's Nut Butter Bars

In mid April, the day before I ran the Boston Marathon, I had the opportunity to sample CLIF's yet-to-be-released Nut Butter Bars. Since that day, I...

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

This Simple Plyometric Exercise Will Make You Faster

Plyometric exercises are among the best ways to improve your speed for your sport. Unfortunately, too many athletes butcher them. Sometimes the...

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