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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 ...

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...

How to Stretch After Sitting in Class All Day

When you're working an office job, you're liable to develop aches, pains and stiffness from sitting at a desk in front of a computer for eight hours a...

Forefoot Running vs. Heel Strike: The Best Option for Fast and Low-Impact Running

Forefoot running vs. heel strike running is a hotly debated topic in the running community. Some contend that a heel strike will slow you down and cau...

Study Finds That Teenagers Get as Much Exercise as 60-Year-Olds

Before technology became so prevalent, kids spent a lot of time outdoors. They played stick ball in the streets, flew kites, and rode their bikes...

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