“Athlete’s heart” is a subtle enlargement of the heart that can occur in serious athletes. It doesn’t cause harm, but it’s important to differentiate it from serious conditions that can also cause an enlarged heart.
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 athletic performance?
Energy gels offer benefits to endurance athletes, but what should you know before consuming them?
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.
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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.
The start-low-and-go-slow approach goes for cardiovascular exercise and weight training, and every type of exercise in between.
One of the primary benefits of nutrient-rich foods is that they can reduce inflammation in the body. Exercise can cause acute or short-term inflammation, which is normal.
Lunch is a vital meal for athletic children because it’s often the last meal they have before an after-school practice and will affect their energy and performance.