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Tips for Better Abs
If you want to develop a stronger, flatter midsection, you arenít
alone. It is one of the most exercised body parts. But to develop great abs you need more than exercise....
Take the Poll: Why Do You Work Out?
Everyone works out for their own reasons. Why do you
exercise? Why do others? Take the poll and find out....
Cold Weather Exercise Tip: How to Layer Clothing
Stay warm and dry during cold weather exercise by wearing a
base, mid and outer layer of clothing....
A Pain in The Foot - Treating Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of pain on the
bottom of the heel. Usually indicated by pain in the first steps
of the morning. Pain also occurs with the onset of activity such
as walking and running, which...
Are Athletes Born or Built?
Genetics shape us in many ways including our potential to
excel in a sports. How important are genetics in athletic
Public Library of Science Medicine
A new online medical journal will make its research articles
available to the public free of charge. The Public Library of
Science Medicine (PLoS Medicine) is an international open-
access peer-reviewed medical journal. Check out the
inaugural issue of PLoS Medicine....
Sports Psychology Tip: Maintaining and Regaining Focus
Anyone involved in competitive (or even friendly) sport has
probably learned first hand that dwelling on what has just gone
wrong or worrying about what might happen next can
negatively affect performance. Centering is a technique that
allows athletes to...
Exercise Videos and DVDs for Pregnant Women
Continuing to exercise during pregnancy can help you adjust to
the rigors of pregnacy and labor, as well as get back into
shape after your baby is born. These videos/DVDs provide
some great exercises you can do at home....
Check out this sample workout for improving sprint
performance that can be applied to any sport. It's also a reat
way to do some interval training....
Fighting Fat Gain: Strategies That Can Make a Difference
Three great tips for athlete's who want to avoid weight gain.
Information about how calcium, breakfast and high fiber foods
can prevent fat gain and aid weight control....
Top 10 Balance and Proprioception Training Products
Balance and proprioception exercise and skills training have
been shown to improve performance as well as prevent some
injuries in certain athletic populations. The following training
products may be a nice addition to your current training
Balance Board Training May Reduce Ankle Sprains
A recent study adds to the evidence to support the use of
balance training to prevent recurrent ankle sprains in athletes.
The study, published in the September Issue of The American
Journal of Sports Medicine concluded that a proprioceptive
Dealing with Performance Anxiety
Many athletes perform their best during training or practice and
find that they choke during competition. If this happens to you
take heart because there are some simple steps you can take
to overcome such anxiety....
Deconditioning - How Fast Do I Lose Fitness When I Stop
Deconditioning, or losing fitness, when you stop training due
to illness or injury is one of the 5 principles of conditioning.
The principle of use/disuse refers to the 'use it or lose it'
concept. However, how quickly you lose fitness...
Ten Gift Ideas for Runners
If you are looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life, or
a new running accessory for yourself, here are some unusual,
inventive and standard "must-have" running products....