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5 Brain Foods For Mental Focus In Your Life

Staying in shape is just as much about the mental as it is about the physical. It requires will and concentration to show up to the gym after putting in...

The Diet Change That Could Propel Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel to Olympic Gold

Much has changed for Elizabeth Beisel since her first Olympic Games. In 2008, she was a 15-year-old high school student who narrowly missed earning...

Leptin: Could This Hormone Be The Reason It's So Difficult To Keep Weight Off?

Why is it so tough to keep weight off? It's a question many Americans struggle with. A 2015 study found an average obese person who lost more than ...

How Energy Systems Training Can Help You Be Better at Your Sport

When athletes and coaches think about conditioning it often times involves endless bouts of suicides, stair runs, and sprints with reckless abandonment....

The Problems With Early Morning Workouts

Ever since I was a child coaches and trainers everywhere have seemed to vouch for early morning workouts in many cases. This especially holds true for...

2 U.S. Rugby Stars Detail Their Preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games

Photo Credit: Jack McGaw for USA Sevens Rugby After a 92-year hiatus, rugby is returning to the Olympics at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Summer Games...

How to Use Speed Ladders the Correct Way

If you randomly approach any anaerobic sports teams within the US, chances are you can say the words "icky shuffle" or "wideout" and more than a few...

Tony Horton Explains How to Get More Workout Results in Less Time

Tony Horton has become nothing short of a legend in the fitness community. His P90X programs brought weight training to the masses, and although fol...

How to Get in Shape Properly for Any Sport

"You have to get into game shape" If you are an athlete or coach, you have heard or said this about at some time in your career. It's a valid statement,...

3 Tips to Instantly Increase your Vertical Jump

For many, the vertical jump is the single best test of power and overall athleticism. Coaches often use this test as a quick indicator for athletic...

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