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An Athlete's Guide to Buying Shoes

Perhaps Nelly said it best in his song Air Force Ones: "I said give me two pairs 'cause I need two pairs." Like Nelly, athletes can't have just ...

BPA: A Hazard to Athletes

BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical commonly found in plastic water bottles, can liners and even mouth guards, can be detrimental to athletic performanc...

Low-Carb Diet Plan

Author's Note: The following article is intended for those looking to lose weight, not for athletes in the middle of their training season. If you ar...

ACL 101: Get a Leg Up on The Nastiest Knee Injury

Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)—one of the four major knee ligaments—are among the most devastating injuries for athletes at any l...

Build Cannonball Shoulders with Dumbbells

Nothing sets off an impressive physique like a set of well-sculpted shoulder muscles. But your shoulders are more than mere "mirror muscles." They p...

Why You Need Vitamin D in Your Diet

Vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin," is an essential nutrient for healthy bodily function. Found in few food sources, it is fairly common to be defi...

Smart Shopping for Women's Athletic Apparel

It's no secret that women and men are built differently and no secret that they dress differently when working out. With many athletic apparel co...

Be a More Explosive Basketball Player With the Post-to-Rim Drill

To finish your drive to the basket, you need two things: the ability to generate enough force to get enough elevation, and the body control to dodge...

Running Away From Foot Orthotics

When you break a bone, you go to the doctor, get it set and have it fitted for a cast. Once the bone heals, the cast is removed and you start worki...

2 Simple Putting Drills

Photo via ediquete.com The old adage "drive for show and putt for dough" is especially true when a low score or personal best round is on the line...

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