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A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

Get Better Results With These 3 Tips

Exercise. It doesn't have to be a dirty word.We live in a quick-fix society that has us obsessed with results rather than the process of achieving our...

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

As a personal trainer, getting up at 4:30 in the morning for my 5:45 client was a challenge at first, especially during the dark, cold winter months. ...

What to Do (And Not Do) When You Can't Fall Asleep

You can read about the latest advances in training, take all the top-of-the-line supplements, and eat the cleanest diet imaginable, but if you're not ...

3 Ways to Increase Your Vertical Jump During Basketball Season

Basketball season is in full swing and I'm getting questions from athletes, coaches and parents about improving vertical jump. This is an especially f...

How to Eat Healthy During the Holiday Season

Healthy Holiday Eating Are you spending too much time worrying about holiday weight gain, rather than taking the time to enjoy family traditions and...

5 Tips to Become a Morning Workout Person

Finding the motivation to workout at any time in the day can be tough, but it can be especially terrible to do a morning workout when so many people...

Sleep: The Totally Legal P.E.D. Most Teen Athletes Totally Ignore

Sleep is one of the most overlooked ingredients in sports. I spent 13 years coaching at West Point and I saw firsthand the difference that proper s...

You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

The Real Dangers of Energy Deficiency in Female Athletes

In 1972, a short but powerful federal law was passed: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in...

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