How to Use the Pool to Recover Faster from Workouts
Pool recovery training is all about reducing the amount of impact your body endures while taking it through a range of motions.
Does Lactic Acid Training Make You Slower?
Traditionally, the main focus on gauging the quality of a workout is the feeling of burn in your muscles. Want to grow muscle? Better get your pump and feel the [...]
Does Lactic Acid Really Make You Sore?
We’ve all experienced it: the ache that “hurts so good” on that last set of Squats or that spreads throughout your muscles on the final sprint to the finish. If [...]
5 Essential Cross Country Workouts Explained
Don't know what a "fartlek" is? No problem. Here's a rundown of every cross country workout you'll encounter...
Alactic vs. Aerobic: Could You Be Doing the Wrong Exercises?
Athletes and coaches tend to think more is better—that the athlete who's the most tired at the end of the day had the most productive training session. But there's more [...]
Can This Type of Fungus Known as Cordyceps Benefit Athletes?
You're smart enough to know that there is no such thing as a nutritional magic bullet. You're well aware that no single food is going to make or break...
Why You Should Embrace ‘The Burn’ When Working Out
For a long time lactic acid was bad news. Many people still see it this way, and rightfully so. But since its discovery in the early 19th century, what...
The TheraGun: The Recovery Tool Athletes Actually Like Using
[bridplayer video="132962"] The recovery tool that’s taking the sports world by storm looks like an electric drill. It works like one, too. Press the button and it whirs to life, [...]
Is it Possible to Build Muscle Without Getting Sore?
No one said it better than Arnold Schwarzenegger: "no pain no gain." Muscle soreness is commonly associated with exercise effectiveness. In other words,...
How Kentucky Basketball Players Stay Healthy During the Season
All off season athletes are put through rigorous training sessions, from lifting big heavy weights to running at high end speeds over and over for long...