Health Articles

Return to main Health page

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 ...

Brandon Marshall Takes Pittsburgh Steelers to Task for Their Statement on Martavis Bryant's Suspension

The NFL announced Monday that Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has been suspended for a minimum of one year for violating the league's substan...

Former U.S. Soccer Star Brandi Chastain Pledges to Donate Her Brain For CTE Research

Brandi Chastain is forever immortalized in a single photo, sitting on her knees in the grass, her USA jersey in one hand, her other hand balled up...

10 Strategies for Athletes to Overcome Anxiety-Induced Insomnia

Athletes and Insomnia: 10 Strategies To Fall Asleep Quicker Insomnia is a common obstacle for athletes during various points of training and...

How Toxins in Your Body Affect Athletic Performance

Diet, training and sleep are the top three things that have a big impact on athletic performance. However, it turns out that the environment can impact...

Holiday Wish List: The Heart Monitor That Can Tell if You're Ready to Train Hard

If you could measure only one thing on your body every day, heart rate variability would win hands down. Heart rate variability, or HRV, refers to ...

...
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
...