Journal

Alex Hutchinson • Exercise causes pain, but it also dulls it. Researchers are still trying to understand how that works. Athletes have a very complicated relationship with pain. For endurance athletes in particular, pain is an absolutely non-negotiable element of their...
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Jan Cortes • Training like a professional athlete is hard. However, this shouldn't dishearten you from trying it out. As the Olympics have recently started, now's a fun time to get active. While there’s no gold medal waiting for you at the end,...
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Diana Davis RDN, LDN, CDE • I often have conversations with athletes on the topic of recovery. In my profession as a sports nutritionist, this is a clear case of the benefits of “eating to recover” outweighing all other factors against...
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Scott W. Tunis MD FACS • Electrolytes, defined in the context of nutrition and athletics, are the dissolved minerals in our blood, sweat and urine which contain an electric charge.  They play critical roles in nerve conduction, muscle contraction, maintenance of...
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Christina Coughlin • Your new pre- and post-workout regimen just got a little more tang. According to new research, tart cherry may help boost performance during a workout while also improving recovery time after exercise or injury.  Endurance building and recovery boosting Researchers...
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