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You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

The Real Dangers of Energy Deficiency in Female Athletes

In 1972, a short but powerful federal law was passed: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in...

Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...

Why Getting 1% Better Each Day Is the True Mark of Toughness

My senior year of high school began in 1995. I played Pearl Jam over and over on my Walkman and Seinfeld was appointment viewing. But while bands a...

Why Training Hard Every Day Is a Terrible Idea

Athletes are under constant pressure to improve and accelerate their performance. A young athlete looking to make it into D1 sports can often feel lik...