Wondering whether creatine is right for you? You might consider reviewing its ever-lengthening list of benefits. It’s not just for building muscle and strength anymore. Creatine first grew in popularity among power and strength athletes, and for good reason.
Don’t forget to stretch—that’s the advice that has been passed down for years from sport coaches. First and foremost, their goal was undoubtedly to prevent any possible injuries to the athlete and to enhance performance.
When it comes to food choices, do you ever think about how many you make each day? Surprisingly, the average person makes about 220 food decisions each day! That’s a lot of decisions, and these [...]
Running is a great form of exercise, but too often gym-goers find themselves confined to the treadmill. Any exercise is beneficial, but there are established scientific benefits of getting outdoors and enjoying a run. The treadmill is simply not the same!
You’ve heard the expression, “The bigger you are, the harder you fall.” With respect to muscle mass and strength, this statement is not far from the truth. No matter how strong or big you are, you lose muscle strength and mass with inactivity.
Is there scientific evidence in favor of barefoot running? To answer this question, researchers assessed data from more than 500 runners and published their findings in the Journal of Sport and Health Science (1). The [...]
Make HIIT a HIT in your training program. While keeping your cardio training at a steady heart rate is key to training for events like a marathon, there are other training benefits to be gained [...]
Iron deficiency impairs running performance Running a marathon is one of the most demanding endurance events, placing so much of stress on the body that it puts athletes at risk of iron-deficiency anemia, a new [...]