Sports

Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

Not All Sports Injuries Are Created Equal

When it comes to twisting an ankle shooting hoops or bruising a shoulder in a cycling accident, most people are familiar with the R.I.C.E. method of treatment. Even if you don’t know that R.I.C.E. stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation, you ...
Why Gloves Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Why Gloves Are a Girl’s Best Friend

It doesn’t matter if you’re bench-pressing 240 lbs. or curling a couple five-pounders. The gym is full of metal, and your hands are all over it. Though men might think it’s an amateur move, wearing gloves in the weight room is not o ...
Multivitamins for Muscle: Should You Take One?

Multivitamins for Muscle: Should You Take One?

You’ve got the basics covered, right? Whey protein at breakfast and before the gym, a pre-workout with creatine and caffeine, BCAAs while you train, glutamine when you’re done and a casein protein shake at bedtime. Sports nutrition supple ...
5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

Reluctant to try resistance training? Many women think it will make them look too muscular or that their routines are tough enough without it. But strength-building exercises are a smart addition to a healthy fitness plan, and they can be easily inco ...
Getting Started with Sprint Training

Getting Started with Sprint Training

If mixed martial arts (MMA) is your thing, a half hour to 45 minute-long jog first thing in the morning may be part of your routine. This training technique, with a history rooted in old-school boxing, is popular””but it can put a lot of stress ...
How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

Gaining muscle without gaining excess fat can be challenging, but it’s achievable with the right nutrition strategy. Beginners can experience significant improvements in muscle growth and fat loss simultaneously as their bodies adapt to new exe ...
5 Time-Saving Tips for Bodybuilders

5 Time-Saving Tips for Bodybuilders

There are no real shortcuts to getting “buff,” but these tips will help you use your time more effectively. If you are among the majority of people who feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, it’s time to work sm ...