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A Simple 5-Minute Warm-Up for Strength Workouts

Mostly all athletes know that they need to complete a proper warm up before they begin a session in the weight room. Not all athletes actually complete...

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....

12 Insane Physical Tests U.S. Olympians Must Undergo

I will not be participating in this year's Summer Olympics. Shocker, I know. But that doesn't mean I can't train like an Olympian. Nike's Limitl...

What It Means If You Get a Bloody or Metallic Taste in Your Mouth During Intense Workouts

You're in the middle of a punishing workout. Your heart races. Your muscles beg for mercy. Sweat rains down off your face. And your mouth is ripe wi...

How To Warm Up Properly For A Bike Race

Biking is not running, or basketball, or football. But all too often you see bikers doing their stretches, whether it's leg hurdles or touching your...

A Beginner's 3-Month Plan for Getting Fit

How have you tracked down your New Year's Resolution fitness goals from January? If you have fallen off, this plan is for you. First, let's start with...

20-Minute AMRAP Strength and Endurance Workout

Time is always the biggest deterrent from working out. Below is a sample bodyweight workout that can be completed in 20 minutes. Time should no longer...

Why Reducing Stress Might Speed Up Concussion Recovery

Most concussions heal fairly quickly. Eighty percent of concussions are fully recovered from within a month. This is a testament to the brain's incr...

Holiday Wish List: The Heart Monitor That Can Tell if You're Ready to Train Hard

If you could measure only one thing on your body every day, heart rate variability would win hands down. Heart rate variability, or HRV, refers to ...

Why a Workout Cooldown Is as Important as Warming Up

Nowadays people have a much better understanding that warming up is important before training so they can prevent injury, improve focus, and physically...

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