Is Inflammation Good for Muscle Growth? And Does it Help to Eat Your Protein Before Your Vegetables?
Often, you hear the word inflammation and think of something terrible. But truthfully, your body experiences some pro-inflammatory effects. For instance, when you get sick. A massive release of white [...]
Treating an Ankle Sprain
Most athletes have twisted an ankle at some point in their careers. Although ankle sprains are quite common, they aren't always minor injuries. If your ankle becomes swollen or painful [...]
Is Coconut Oil Healthy?
Have you heard about the new “miracle food”? Oh, you’ve got to try it. Did you know it cures cancer? And whitens your teeth? And prevents Alzheimer’s? It also reduces [...]
How to Treat the 5 Most Common Sports Injuries
Most sports injuries get better with rest, but if an injury doesn't appear to improve after a couple of days, athletes should consider seeking a professional opinion.
Turmeric: Is This ‘Miracle Food’ the Real Deal? Here’s What the Research Says
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past three months, you’ve probably heard about turmeric. If not, here’s a quick rundown: Turmeric is a plant in the ginger [...]
Bone Broth Breakdown: Should You Eat This ‘Super’ Soup’?
Athletes are willing to try almost anything to improve their performance. Bizarre workouts, weird superstitions and high-tech recovery tools have all become common. But what if I told you that [...]
16 Nuts and Seeds You Should Be Eating
Nuts for nuts? Good for you, because nuts pack a strong nutritional punch. They get a bad rap for being high in fat, but they shouldn’t—the fats they contain are [...]
Are Common Pain Relievers Ruining Your Workouts?
Introduction: NSAID's or Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs are a common over the counter medication used to treat a variety of ailments. In Layman's...
The One Supplement That Can Alleviate Muscle Soreness
Limiting soreness is key to any successful training program. Whether you're in or off season, having fatigued broken down muscles can stop you from...
Q&A With Dr. Joel Seedman: How to Develop Your Own Training System
This article is Part 2 of a transcript of an interview with expert strength and conditioning coach, Dr. Joel Seedman of Advanced Human Performance. The...