Well, I thought the time would never come... I'm going on vacation! I will be spending my birthday watching U2 play in concert, and then topping it off with 6 more days exploring Philly and NYC! To say I'm excited...
If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt. Back problems are extremely common amongst Americans. But, there are some ways to prevent them. Using...
Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes. You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...
As an endurance athlete and Exercise Science major, I started hearing quite a bit about this high-fat, low-carb diet within the past few years. The theory behind it is strong: eat as little carbs as possible (less than 50 grams...
We've all seen those big dudes at the gym walking around like the Incredible Hulk, poking their chests out, and staring at themselves in the mirror. While some of them drive me absolutely insane (Can you please stop admiring...
Well, whether we are ready to accept it or not, it’s beach season! With bathing suit weather upon us, it’s time to pull out our razors, tan our pale skin, and burn off all those Christmas cookies that have...
ATTENTION: IF YOU ARE AN ENDURANCE ATHLETE THIS IS A MUST READ!!! Bikers, swimmers, and runners… that means you! When I first started competitive running six years ago, I thought the key to success was pounding the pavement for miles and...
“Do I really need a pre-workout snack? I usually don’t eat anything before a workout or training session, especially a quick 5 miler or when it’s early in the morning.” I get this question and response a lot. Many...
Welcome, to week three of our pushup video series! Today we are going to show you a combo pushup with 3 different leg movements. This push-up works in all three planes of motion, sagittal plane, frontal plane, and transverse plane....
Melting in the summer heat? Chris Giblin with Men’s Fitness Magazine explains how heat acclimation training can help boost fitness performance. A study performed at the University of Oregon showed noticeable and significant performance increases with heat acclimation training...