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3 Basic Nutrition Rules Athletes Need to Follow

The Nutritional Exercises You Are Not doing to Lose fat, Gain Muscle, & Feel Better Matt Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC, USATF-1, FRC, PN1 Enough with the...

Study Finds That Teenagers Get as Much Exercise as 60-Year-Olds

Before technology became so prevalent, kids spent a lot of time outdoors. They played stick ball in the streets, flew kites, and rode their bikes...

New U.K. Food Label Proposal Will Scare People Away From Processed Foods

Food goes down incredibly easy. Burning it off? Well, that's another story. This is a major problem facing our society. Too often exercise cannot c...

Why Fun Should Be the Focus of Youth Sports

I think it is safe to assume that the STACK.com readers get it. The benefits of physical activity in youth are universally well known and accepted in...

CrossFit for Kids: Not What You Might Think

Lately, we've been seeing lots of headlines about CrossFit Kids, programs for children under 18. At first glance, this sounds like not such a g...

Study Suggests Physical Activity Helps Athletes Perform Better on Mental Tests

If you're an athlete, you warm up before practice or a game because it helps you perform at your peak. But what about when you're preparing for st...

How to Start Your Barefoot Leg Workout

"Shoes are mainly developed and bought for fashion. Anyone telling you anything else is selling you something." - Martin Rooney For the past 5 years...

Hydration Inside the Race Car

Weight reduction is critical when the goal is to make race cars go faster. For professional racers, every tiny bit we can shave from the car's weigh...

Smart Shopping for Women's Athletic Apparel

It's no secret that women and men are built differently and no secret that they dress differently when working out. With many athletic apparel co...

How Many Miles Did You Eat Today?

If you knew how many miles you'd have to walk to burn off a Big Mac, would you still eat it? Researchers at the University of North Carolina rece...

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