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Why 8 Hours of Sleep Shouldn't Be the Goal for Athletes

We have all heard that athletes need at least eight hours of sleep per night to perform at a high level. But just how true is that? Is this one of ...

Upgrade Your Bicep Curl With This Awesome, Athlete-Focused Variation From Russell Westbrook

Bicep Curls don't have a huge impact on sports performance. This should not come as Earth-shattering news to you. However, they do serve some pu...

Unlock Elite Athletic Performance With These 6 Hip-Strengthening Exercises

Your hips don't lie. When it comes to sports, everything originates from the hips. Whether you are running, jumping or rotating, the hips are alway...

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 ...

3 Supersets That Guarantee Big Gains for Athletes

If you've ever stepped foot in a weightroom, odds are you're familiar with supersets. A superset is a training method that calls for performing a f...

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...

The One Supplement That Can Alleviate Muscle Soreness

Limiting soreness is key to any successful training program. Whether you're in or off season, having fatigued broken down muscles can stop you from...

7 Athletes Who Had Monster Years Immediately After Getting LASIK

For an athlete, their eyes are everything. Vision is a gift, and it's one athletes simply cannot take for granted. It doesn't matter how strong...

New Study Reveals Whether Multi-Sport or Single-Sport Athletes Have a Better Chance For Success

"You've got to specialize if you want to be special." You may have heard similar sentiments before. However, a growing amount of research is findin...

15 Training Mistakes That Top Strength Coaches Want You to Correct Immediately

What does it take to be a great athlete or become the fittest version of yourself? Ask yourself that question. What kind is the athletic trait or...

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