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How You Sleep, Eat and Hydrate Matters More Than Any Other Recovery Technique

Every athlete I train is looking for that edge that can put them over the top. Most young athletes believe that if they simply lift weights more of...

Why Female Athletes Can't Afford to Ignore the Warning Signs of an Absent or Irregular Cycle

Ladies, I know we don't like to talk about "that time" of the month. But here's the truth: Your menstrual cycle DOES impact performance...and that'...

Are You Training Hard Enough? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

One of my biggest fears is that I am wasting time. I hate the idea that what I'm doing at a given moment is not driving me closer to my goals. E...

Why Ample Rest Is Key to Building More Fast-Twitch Muscle Fiber

Athletes are always interested in "getting more fast twitch." Everyone has two general types of muscle—slow-twitch muscle fibers (also known as t...

Why Quality Over Quantity Is the Secret to Building Speed

Legend has it that Kobe Bryant made upward of 1,000 shots per day during his offseason. There are NFL receivers who brag about how many balls they ...

9 Exercises You Can Do Everyday to Make Yourself a Better Athlete

Athletes know the importance of taking care of their body. But a few training sessions a week may not be enough to overcome the muscle imbalances a...

How to Build Baseball Agility That Actually Transfers to the Field

Almost everywhere you look, coaches are creating strength and conditioning programs to improve strength, body composition, muscle hypertrophy, power a...

Why 'Autoregulation' Is Your Easiest Path to Better Workout Recovery

Although not as exciting as the latest training program or nutrition strategy, recovery is a pivotal part of athletic development. Overtraining, under...

Recovery Workouts Will Take Your Training Results to the Next Level

What do you do when you have been training hard and wake up one morning feeling like you just got hit by a truck? Well, the last thing you probably...

2 Essential Factors Athletes Cannot Ignore About Workout Recovery

Training is just one part of the formula for peak performance. Another critical component in that equation is recovery. Training creates a stimulus...

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