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The Hydration Rule That's Worked for 400 Million Years

Despite popular belief, there's no widely agreed upon benchmark for daily water consumption. That "drink eight 8-ounce glasses a day" thing likely ...

5 Healthy Stuffing Recipes for Turkey Day

One Thanksgiving day meal packs in well over 1,000 calories. If you're concerned about cutting back here and there, or if you simply want to chang...

Why You Should Eat Cranberries This Thanksgiving

Health Benefits of Cranberries for Athletes Now that the holiday season is upon us it's time to break out all the wonderful seasonal foods! One of my...

5 Signs You Need a Day Off From the Gym

Today I woke up mentally and physically exhausted; in the past month, my life has been in speed mode. A new baby boy…. Has led to a lot of...

Is Spindrift Flavored Water Healthy?

As Americans scramble to find alternatives to soda, flavored waters have become big business. Along with options like LaCroix, Spindrift drinks have b...

Is LaCroix Actually Healthy?

If you're reading this, it's probably because you're currently obsessed with LaCroix. You're not alone. A brand of flavored sparkling waters that h...

5 Secrets for Shedding Excess Body Fat (That Don't Involve Working Out)

As a strength and conditioning coach, my role often extends far beyond the weight room. One of the many hats I wear daily is that of a nutritionist. ...

Heat Injuries Can Be Deadly. Here's How to Recognize, Treat and Prevent Them

Heat injuries are a serious issue, particularly for athletes. Let's look at some key facts: "There's no excuse for any number of heat stroke d...

These 5 Habits Will Help You Stop Eating so Much Added Sugar

Added sugar. There's little doubt you're eating too much of it. In a day and age when the average American consumes a staggering 88 grams of add...

How Wrestlers Can Cut Weight Without Losing Strength

Cutting weight is an unfortunate reality of amateur wrestling. Wrestlers bulk up and pack on as much strength and muscle as possible only to "cut" ...

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