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Why Female Athletes Can't Afford to Ignore the Warning Signs of an Absent or Irregular Cycle

Ladies, I know we don't like to talk about "that time" of the month. But here's the truth: Your menstrual cycle DOES impact performance...and that'...

Hoping for Big Training Gains This Summer? Take Your Sleep Seriously

Summer is here. For many young athletes, that means the abolishment of a consistent bedtime. With school suddenly a non-factor in their routine,...

6 Everyday Stretches for People Who Sit Too Much

Everyday stretches for anyone who sits for a living or sits too much at home. Sitting is the new smoking. Sitting for eight hours a day can be just as...

The 6 Greatest 'Flu Games' in Sports History

Being sick is certainly no fun. Your head hurts. Your stomach aches. All you're really capable of doing is lying on the couch. But for a...

The Biggest Reason You Can't Get Lean (and the Easiest Way to Fix It)

Gaining muscle and losing body fat—it's everyone's fitness goal. There are millions of books, supplements, workout programs, coaches and meal pla...

Elderberry: Why Every Athlete Should Know This Natural Flu Fighter

Flu season is here with a vengeance. The CDC reports that 46 states experienced "high flu activity" last week, and CNBC reports that some medical e...

Sleep and Sunlight: Why Athletes Need to Prioritize Both

Seeking that extra edge on and off the field? Improving dietary and exercise habits are common New Year's resolutions, but athletes and non-athletes s...

Why Athletes Are at Greater Risk of Sleep Disorders (and How to Fix It)

It may seem counterintuitive, but many top athletes—people who are otherwise in great health—suffer from sleep disorders. Shouldn't an intense ...

Do Power Naps Actually Work? Here's What The Research Says

For most people, the word "nap" conjures images of drowsy toddlers and sleepy seniors. It doesn't exactly evoke chiseled athletes at the apex of hu...

3 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Body's Internal Clock (And Why It's Making You Feel Terrible)

The human body is a marvel. Every day, it goes through a stunning number of invisible functions and processes in an effort to keep you functioning ...

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