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5 Nutrition Tips to Prevent Cramps During a Game

Five Fueling Tips to Prevent Cramping on Game Day Over the years I've attended hundreds of high school games and one thing that has always stood out to...

Why 'Pickle Juice' Might Be the Perfect Sports Drink

Muscle cramps can end an athlete's dreams of victory in an instant. They normally crop up during pivotal situations late in a competition, and thei...

How the Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt Compare to Those of Table Salt

Are there any Himalayan pink salt benefits or is it another fad in the nutrition world? The U.S. is finally shifting in a healthier direction with...

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Ironman Record Holder Craig Alexander

A 2.4-mile swim. A 112-mile bike ride. A 26.2-mile marathon run. Just listing the components of an Ironman Triathlon can be enough to make ...

When Your Cramps Have Nothing to Do with Hydration or Electrolytes

When a cramp strikes during a game or practice, most people chalk it up to inadequate hydration or lack of electrolytes. That is often the case. A...

The Obstacle Course Racer's Guide to Fixing Muscle Cramps

With the recent worldwide explosion of obstacle racing the subject of muscle cramps is always a hot topic for discussion. Setting the stage for a cramp...

Tips to Avoid a Side Stitch

It happens when you least expect it—a sharp, unwelcome pain in the upper right side of your abdomen. This piercing pain is known as a side stitch,...

Football summer camps

College-hosted summer camps are excellent recruiting tools for both athletes and coaches. Athletes can evaluate the school, the campus, the athletic ...

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