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Why You Need Carbs to Build Strength and Size

Good nutrition and optimal glycogen levels are essential for all, especially when it comes to athletes in training. Regardless of sport, a good diet...

How Christian McCaffrey Built His Body to Withstand One of the Biggest Workloads in College Football

Christian McCaffrey touches the football a lot—as in 59.9 percent of Stanford's total offensive touches. Through three games of the 2016 season, M...

How Long You Rest Between Sets Has a Huge Impact on Your Workout

You're Missing the Rest (Periods) of the Picture As a coach and trainer, I spend a lot of time watching people workout. Over the last 20 years or so...

How to Massage Your Muscles to Alleviate Soreness

Massage Sore/Tight Muscles and Boost Post-Game and Workout Recovery with Various Sports Balls By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As another school sports year...

How to Fuel Your Body for Two-a-Days

Every athlete dreads two-a-days. It doesn't matter what sport, if it's time for two-a-days, players know they are in for long days. Having two practic...

Why is Drake Using LeBron James's High Tech Boots?

Drake likes to rub elbows with elite athletes. We've seen him in the first row at almost every major sporting event, talking trash here and there,...

6 Ways to Bounce Back From Workouts Faster

When it comes to training and exercise, it is all about balance between two important factors: stress and workout recovery time. Our bodies are able to...

5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout

There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...

The Tech Tool That's Helping Elite Pitchers Throw Harder and Recover Faster

No body part has been as scrutinized, analyzed and mythologized as the baseball pitcher's throwing arm. Pitching is a full-body movement, but a...

These 4 Experts Can Help You Stay Strong and Healthy During Baseball Season

The baseball season is a grind. You have a packed schedule of games and practices, and the constant repetition of the same movements gradually takes...

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