Over Training, or Under Recovering? 5-15-18

We’re taught to be conscious of over-training and its symptoms, because in the athletic world, fatigue leads to training derailments, illness or injury. However, what often goes unrecognized, by both coaches and athletes, is under-recovery. Even worse: under-recovery...

Vitamin D & Athletic Performance: 5-2-18

This article provides an overview of the multiple roles vitamin D plays in the body, with an emphasis on its role in athletic performance. The data reviewed and presented pertains to the use of vitamin D in healthy athletes. The authors looked at data related to: (1)...

Great Reading From Around The Net: 4-24-18

I hope you’re having a great week. Here’s a new installment of recommended reading and listening from around the ‘net. Pat Davidson on Coaching, Cuing, and Creating Savages – Pat Davidson never disappoints – and this podcast with Mike...

NFL Combine Nutrition Tips: 4-14-18

When it comes to training for the NFL scouting combine, much of the attention focuses on the 40-yard dash and 225-pound bench press. While the physical training is a key component, the nutrition side is equally important and often overshadowed. After all, proper fuel...

Are You Drinking Enough Water? 4-4-18

With summer beginning soon, I wanted to provide you some hydration tips for safety and to help you perform at your highest level. How much water should you be drinking and why is drinking plenty of water daily so important?  We should be drinking approximately half of...