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18 Rules for Better Sleep

Sleep helps you perform better during games or competitions, recover faster from training sessions, and according to a Clinical Journal of Sports Me...

3 Exercises to Alleviate Knee Pain

Knee pain is quite common among athletes, caused by a wide variety of factors, including stress from competition and  genetics. To counter knee pai...

Get Back in the Game After Pulling a Muscle

Pulled a hamstring or quad muscle recently? Don't let it derail your season. Adhere to these general rehab guidelines, enhance your recovery and re...

Tips for Building Muscle and Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

A nasty cold or flu can delay the progress of an off-season strength and conditioning program—or even worse, force you to miss valuable in-season ...

How to Judge the Seriousness of Pain During a Workout

The rising popularity of HIIT, TUT and high-intensity plyometric training has led many athletes to push themselves past unsafe limits in the gym and...

Tips to Speed Up Healing of an Injured Wrist

Currently sidelined by a painful wrist issue? From on-the-field work to weight room exercises, healthy wrists are crucial for athletes. (See Get He...

Cure and Avoid Low Back Pain With These Rehab Techniques

Up to 80 percent of the world suffers from back pain, specifically lower back pain, at one point or another. Although leading an athletic lifestyle ...

Are You Overtraining or Under-Recovering?

We're taught to be conscious of overtraining and its symptoms, because in the athletic world, fatigue leads to training derailments, illness or inju...

Don't Get Sidelined by a Cold: Tips for Boosting Immunity in Athletes

It's well known that regular exercise is a great immunity booster, so athletes who go way beyond regular exercise—into the realm of daily 6 a.m. p...

A Step-by-Step Guide To Workout Recovery

You can work out all you want, but training isn't what creates improvement. It's how your body recovers from that training that matters. (Learn the ...

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