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What is Sunday Night Insomnia, Why Does It Ruin Your Monday Workouts and What Can You Do About It?

What is Sunday Night Insomnia? When doing wellness presentations for a variety of different audiences, one topic that always sparks a great deal of...

Chicago White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Quit Chewing Tobacco the Day Tony Gwynn Died

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale knows the ill effects caused by chewing smokeless tobacco. He particularly knows the effects it probably had...

How Smoking Ruins Your Sports Performance

how smoking affects workouts Young athletes, running the gamut of youth, high school, and collegiate athletes at some point may mull the consequences of...

5 Sled Exercises That Will Make You Faster and Stronger

Show & Go Muscles. That's what we are after with these 5 sled exercises. What the hell am I talking about? Simple. Show Muscles are the muscles in the...

The Hidden Factor Hindering Your Muscle Growth

Potential Factors Hindering Muscle Growth during Off-Season Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Unless controlled, this invisible yet powerful opponent is...

Battle Growth Spurt Pain With These 3 Stretches

Are you or your young athletes experiencing growth spurt pain in the ankles or knees? Young athletes that are going through puberty will have rapid...

The Multiple Health Benefits of a Standing Desk

This month marks my one-year anniversary of a standing desk. You can read the details about how and why I transitioned HERE. The past 12 months of...

The Many Benefits of Sleep for Athletic Performance

Every athlete knows the importance of proper nutrition, hydration, and rest. But all too often we think of "rest" as just a period of relaxation as...

A Growing Number of Elite Athletes Are Deficient in an Incredibly Important Vitamin, And You Probably Are as Well

There's a good chance you're deficient in vitamin D. How do I know? Because I'm deficient in vitamin D. Well, I was when I got my blood tested a fe...

Bleeding For An Edge: Why a Growing Number of Pro Athletes Are Using Blood Analysis To Maximize Their Performance

Nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all discipline. Yes, a well-balanced diet will always beat surviving on fast food. But the reality is two athletes ...