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What Happened When We Tried the Breathing Gadget a Three-Time Tour De France Winner Swears By

Chris Froome is closing in on the fourth Tour De France victory of his career. The 32-year-old British cyclist has dominated the sport in recent ye...

3 Breathing Techniques for Athletes to Improve Focus and Relaxation

3 Breathing Techniques for Focus and Relaxation Adrienne Langelier, MA, LPC Relaxed intensity. What in the world does that mean? As contradictory as it...

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...

Miami Heat Fear Chris Bosh May Have Developed Another Blood Clot

Chris Bosh missed the final 30 games of the 2014-2015 NBA season when a blood clot that had developed in his calf moved all the way up to his lungs ...

Does Putting Hands on Your Head Actually Help You Catch Your Breath?

You finished a set of sprints at the end of practice. As you gasp for air, you put your hands on your knees, because, well, you're freakin' tired. A...

What Chest Pain Means for Athletes

You're young. You're an athlete. So why does your chest hurt? After all, don't heart problems strike older, less active people? Most of the time, th...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: When Having a Big Heart Is Dangerous

If you're an athlete, there's one muscle that can become too big: your heart. Sure, it sounds counterintuitive. The purpose of training, af...

'Cycle of Lies' Offers Definitive Account of Lance Armstrong's Decline and Fall

Photo via Harper Collins Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong, a soon-to-be-published book by New York Times reporter Juliet Macur, offers a...

Ultimate Leg Exercises with Weights

Going through the motions for most people is where they find themselves on a weekly basis in their current health club. Walk in, grab a towel, sweat,...

Core Exercises for Women

That moment when you choose to buy a magazine because there's a woman on the cover with your dream body. You struggle by doing hundreds of crunches and...

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