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NASCAR Champ Jimmie Johnson's Approach to Nutrition and Hydration Keeps His Body Ready to Race

On the race track, Jimmie Johnson is in big trouble if his No. 48 car runs out of fuel. The same goes for the driver himself. Just like his ride, John...

What Are Muscle Knots and How Can I Get Rid of Them?

Muscle knots can be a real pain in the neck - or back - or thigh - or butt. The ability to keep muscles functioning properly is often taken for granted....

5 Nutrition Mistakes Ruining Your Sports Performance

If  you're training and practicing hard but your performance is consistently falling short on game day, the culprit might be what you are (or are not...

Fuel Up Properly for Soccer Tournaments

Soccer tournaments make unique demands on your body, requiring you to plan and prepare above and beyond what you normally would for a 90-minute ga...

3 Keys to Successful Off-Season Training

The end of the school year marks the start of a short, but very important, 12-week training period for area athletes. During this short training block,...

9 Things Every Trail Runner Should Have

A successful trail runner shares the same motto as the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. Running in the wilderness is more complicated than logging miles a...

The Dangers of Heat Stress for Athletes

Many occupations and activities such as firefighters, military, and athletes, require workers and participants to wear protective clothing and equipment...

The Big-Time Workouts of the Four No. 1 Seeds in the NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament kicks off this week, and the No. 1 seeds in each region are set. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke and Villanova are the big four, and...

Low Workout Stamina? Your Diet May Be the Culprit

Ever feel tired after a short workout even though you follow a conditioning program and strength training program? Maybe you think you need to step up...

Wrestlers: How Nutrition Can Help You Make Weight During the Pre-Season

Wrestling is the ultimate combination of power, strength and endurance. And even though matches are "only" 6 minutes or less, wrestlers burn a ton of...

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