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Prevent or Heal Lace Bite

Lace bite doesn't care whether you're a professional or recreational hockey player. You can be a figure skater for that matter. It can affect anyone...

Do You Need a Probiotic Supplement?

Contrary to what Erin Andrews' latest probiotic commercial would lead you to believe, there is nothing "cute" about your gut (i.e., your digestive s...

Pau Gasol's Torn Plantar Fascia, and Recovery Methods

The roller coaster ride that is the Lakers' 2012-13 Season hit another bump on February 5, when star center and power forward Pau Gasol tore the fas...

Canned Foods That Boost Performance

When you are on the go and need a quick energy boost, it can be tempting to find the closest vending machine. Fortunately for your sake, you have ...

Get Back in the Game After Pulling a Muscle

Pulled a hamstring or quad muscle recently? Don't let it derail your season. Adhere to these general rehab guidelines, enhance your recovery and re...

Tips to Speed Up Healing of an Injured Wrist

Currently sidelined by a painful wrist issue? From on-the-field work to weight room exercises, healthy wrists are crucial for athletes. (See Get He...

Can Eliminating Wheat From Your Diet Improve Your Performance?

If you've visited a grocery store recently, you probably noticed a large number of products labeled gluten-free. I'm sure you've heard about the gro...

How Athletes Should Supplement Their Diets

As a strength and conditioning professional, I'm not a big supplement advocate. I advise most of the athletes I train to get their nutrition throu...

Nutrition Guidelines to Optimize ACL Rehab

From surgery to bracing to a combined surgical repair-reconstruction, there are many ways to approach rehabilitation following an ACL injury, depend...

Be Immune to Getting Sick This Season

Your immune system is housed in various areas of your body, like police precincts in a big city. Invaders (viruses, bacteria) can break through all of...

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