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Off-Season Conditioning for Football: Metabolic Running

Football players have two important time periods to work on conditioning—at the start of the off-season and the two to three weeks leading up to two...

Can Dark Chocolate Benefit Your Workout?

A recent study conducted at the University of California, San Diego and published in the Journal of Physiology, which sought to determine the effe...

Get Quicker with Football-Specific Intervals

Athletes have to be in great shape. But jogging is never the best way to train the body for competition, since it produces slow movement patterns, w...

Promote Muscle Growth…By Eating Apples?

The old adage, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," isn't only applicable to a healthy immune system.  According to a new study from the Univers...

Build Endurance With an Efficient Metabolic Med Ball Workout

We've all met guys who brag about going to the gym five days a week, but who spend more time yapping it up with their buddies than working out. Yo...

Three Ways to Apply Battling Ropes to Your Workout

Rope exercises train for full-body strength and conditioning with one piece of equipment. Known as Battling Ropes, they facilitate a form of velocity ...

Watch Jake Locker Take on His NFL Draft Gatorade Performance Test

A few days before the Tennessee Titans made him the eighth overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, Jack Locker faced a barrage of tests at the Gatora...

Wake Up With Weight Training

For some student-athletes, getting out of bed for a mandatory early morning workout in the off-season is more difficult than the actual training s...

How to Calculate Your Daily Fueling Needs

At the 2011 NSCA Coaches Conference , Josh Hingst, director of sports nutrition for the University of Nebraska, presented a session on "Complete Nut...

Revolutionary Energy With Generation UCAN

We've got a new product on our radar—Generation UCAN, made with "SuperStarch." Called "the little carb that could," SuperStarch is a complex car...

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