If you’re into outdoor sports, you need some special advice to help protect your skin from sun damage. A dermatologist explains how to use sunscreen and other protections the right way.
Mini-meals can aid in satisfying the appetite, stabilizing blood sugar levels, and providing nutrients to the body throughout the day.
Sticking with a fitness program can be challenging. Find out whether these four trends are fun and varied enough to motivate you to meet your fitness goals.
Kids need protein for healthy growth, but most get plenty in their regular diets. Protein supplements are popular, especially for athletes. Learn why children shouldn’t use them.
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The fact that children in high school and younger still have open growth plates makes it more possible to have injuries that wouldn’t occur in adults, such as collegiate and pro athletes.
Decreasing body fat may improve overall performance for your individual sport, but when achieved incorrectly, weight loss can quickly become a negative influence.
Energy gels are the latest in food technology for athletes, but what advantages do they offer?
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympic athlete ever. But this week, people were chattering about more than his butterfly stroke. They were commenting on his game face.
You many have noticed that several of the U.S. Olympic swimmers and gymnasts are dotted with large, reddish-purple, perfectly circular spots. It’s not some new kind of sports tattoo. It’s the mark of a traditional Chinese therapy aimed at promoting healing: cupping.
There is no question that you can be a vegetarian and an athlete. The tougher question is: How can I become vegetarian and not compromise my health or athletic performance?