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Learn When and How to Take a Rest Day

Too often I see my patients working out 6-7 days a week. Whether they are elite athletes, CrossFitters, or weekend warriors, they think that working out...

How to Treat Sore Muscles Most Effectively

I preach pushing yourself every day. Push past your breaking point! Stop being comfortable! Crush your body!... Yeah I preach this to my athletes every...

The Life of a 48-Year Old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitor

Paddy Spence is CEO of Zevia, a zero-calorie soda brand sweetened with stevia instead of artificial sweeteners. He's training to compete in a Brazilian...

Is Cold Therapy Effective for Recovery?

Most athletes know that icing after a workout or game can help reduce soreness and injuries. Now, more and more new cold therapy techniques are being...

Chad Johnson Admits Using His Teammates' Urine to Help Deal With Ankle Sprains

Chad Johnson, the man formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, is an eccentric dude. He is probably known more for his touchdown celebrations than his actu...

Why The Golden State Warriors Spend Hours Floating in Salt Water Every Other Week

The Golden State Warriors are 47-4, which is the type of record you usually can compile only while playing NBA 2K at the "rookie" difficulty leve...

Are You Working Out Too Much?

Are You Working Out Too Much? By Jim Carpentier, CSCS With 2016 well underway, it's never too late for athletes and non-athletes to alter or make a new...

Why You Shouldn't Ice After a Workout

If you step into any pro, college or even high school sports training facility, you'll likely see some exhausted athletes laying in a tub of ice after a...

Ohio Machine's Kyle Harrison Offers Workout and Recovery Tips

A decade of playing lacrosse at the professional level has taught Kyle Harrison a thing or two about the right way to train. In a recent interview...

3 Ways to Kick-Start Your Fitness Goals This Year

It's the new year and everyone might have a new fitness goals to hit this 2016. Be it getting stronger, putting on muscle or looking great at a beach,...

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