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3 Steps Coaches Must Take Before Adding New Technology to the Weight Room

Sports science technology products aimed at the strength and conditioning professional are becoming much more available and affordable, but how do you...

New Study Finds That Athletes Lacking This Elusive Vitamin Are Weaker, Slower and Less Explosive

A new study from the University of Tulsa has found that low levels of vitamin D can lead to a significant drop-off in athletic performance. The...

WATCH: ESPN Sports Science Breaks Down Aaron Gordon's and Zach LaVine's Dunks, and the Results are Incredible

This year's NBA Dunk Contest was the most exciting one in years, mostly due to the emergence of two high-flying youngsters: Minnesota Timberwolves g...

What Is the Australian Institute of Sport and Why Is It Sending So Many Players to the NBA?

The Australians are coming. Or should we say, "more Australians are coming." If you've been paying attention to the NBA over the past five year...

How Should In-Season Nutrition Differ From Off-Season Nutrition?

Senior principal scientist of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute Dr. Kim Stein answers your questions about how to eat, drink and play your bes...

Nutrition Guidelines for Endurance Training

You've trained six months for your big day. You've run hundreds of miles on asphalt and dripped sweat into your shoes for days—or you've biked fa...

The First Rule of Fueling: Keep It Real

Pop quiz: What's a more effective way to get fired up for your next workout? (a.) blast heavy metal or hip-hop music through your headphones (b....

Get Real Energy by Fueling With Carbohydrates

  Want to take your workout to the next level? Try pre-fueling with carbohydrates. When you fuel up with energy drinks that are loaded with...

The Ultimate Pre-Game Fueling Menu

As an athlete, you should aim to eat at least three to four hours before competition. This helps you fill up your glycogen stores—which your bod...

How Dehydration Impairs Sports Performance

Winning a game often comes down to the final seconds, when a clutch play determines the outcome. To make split-second decisions, athletes must be ...

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