An orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports and exercise explains how yoga can improve performance for leisure-time athletes. She also shares her best tips for getting started with yoga.
Taking time to rest and recover is a key part of your workout and practice routine if you’re a leisure-time athlete. Without quality rest, your body won’t reap the benefits of exercise.
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A good night’s sleep can improve more your mood. Find out how losing sleep can hurt your athletic performance and extra sleep can give an extra boost to your results.
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Cycling earns high marks as a low-impact sport. However, there is a potential for injuries, particularly if you’re using improper technique, an ill-fitted bike, or you push yourself to do too much, too soon.
While treadmills and ellipticals offer many of the same exercise benefits, your goals and physical condition should guide you. Here are several considerations that will help you decide which machine is best for you.
Losing in sports or other games is often frustrating for children. Use these tips to help your child put losing in perspective and better handle disappointments later in life.
Your gait is your running style, and people have many different patterns. Gait analysis is an assessment of your body mechanics, and this analysis can help you improve your running efficiency, prevent injury and determine the cause of an injury. It’s all about proper mechanics.
In basketball and in all sports, it’s important to take the time to warm up and stretch before each practice and every game.
After conducting hundreds of studies, researchers concluded that caffeine has a positive effect on runners’ and cyclists’ performance in a laboratory setting.