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Five Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Supplement

As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the care of Division I and professional athletes, I receive many questions regarding nutrition and supple...

Health Benefits of Cherries

If you want to recover with a tasty treat after your next workout, the best option may be one you never even considered. It's been around for year...

Up Your Calcium Intake to Improve Athletic Performance

Calcium is one of the most important minerals for female athletes to consume on a regular basis. It serves several essential  functions in the body...

Shock Doctor "Perfect Protection" Channel Launches on STACK.com

Today marks the official launch of the Shock Doctor "Perfect Protection" Channel on STACK.com. After initially making its mark in the sports gear indu...

Stay Loose and Ready With Dynamic Stretching

From your first day in gym class, static stretching was a staple for activity. Gym teachers everywhere instructed students to touch their toes before ...

Reduce Downtime from Injuries With Advice From Athletic Trainers

Athletes need open lines of communication with their athletic trainers. That message came through loud and clear at the National Athletic Trainers A...

Why Athletes Need Vitamin D

Taking in the "sunshine vitamin" is a bright way to improve athletic performance. A study from the American College of Sports Medicine suggests tha...

Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Swings

According to research performed by Dr. John Porcari, fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, your body works as hard doing kettlebell exerc...

Lance Walker Live Video Chat 12/2

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. EST, STACK will host a live video chat on the Gatorade Performance Center with Lance Walker, director of per...

Avoid Ankle Injuries

The ankle must support the weight of the body against the ground while maintaining your ability to move, whether you're walking down the street or fak...

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