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Athlete Hygiene

Athletes become patients when they get hurt. If and when they need surgery, it becomes obvious which athletes have cared for their bodies well and whi...

Why Strengthening Your Core May Not Help Your Back Pain

"You have a weak core, that's why you have back pain." This is a statement that gets thrown around within the medical and exercise communities without...

4 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Emotional Energy and Increase Performance

Whenever we hear the word 'energy,' physical strength immediately springs to mind with the general belief that the human energy field is only physical...

Top 5 Reasons Your Protein Shake is Making You Tired

Believe it or not, many active individuals (even professional athletes!) struggle with how to make a great smoothie, recovery shake, or meal replaceme...

How Alcohol Wreaks Havoc on Your Sleep

Despite alcohol's well-known negative effects on athletic performance and recovery, surprisingly few athletes abstain from drinking, even at the highe...

The Most Important Class A High School Student Can Take

Welcome to the most important class you will ever take in high school.Every year, this is my standard introduction for new students in my High School ...

Running from 2020

Let's Run From 2020 I think we can all agree that 2020 is not receiving a 5-star rating from anyone. Because we think 2020 is the worst, we have...

How to Run Forever

I often get this question: "Doc, does running hurt my knee?" The answer is no. Injury hurts your knee.If you have healthy knees, you can run forever. ...

5 Exercises to Build the Entire Body Using Household Items

Although we can all attest to the environment a gym workout provides, the reality is that sometimes you can't make the time in your day to hit the gym...

What Coaches and Parents Need To Know About Training the Pre-Adolescent Female Athlete

Height is shooting up faster than you can say "growth spurt."Hip structures are widening.Thighs and legs are lengthening.Coordination feels funky and ...

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