Have you ever noticed athletes wearing large strips of brightly colored tape on their skin? It’s not just for decoration! Learn more about the benefits and precautions of elastic therapeutic tape.
People love drinking neon-colored sports drinks. But to get the benefits, it’s important to consume these electrolyte drinks only when necessary.
Water offers buoyancy and resistance that makes swimming easier on your body than other forms of exercise. An exercise physiologist explains why swimming, along with other aquatic exercises, is so good for your body and mind.
Learn which exercises may temporarily reduce the appearance of varicose veins — and which could make them worse.
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So, you want to run a marathon? Here’s what you need to do before hitting the starting line and crossing the finish line.
We talked to sports medicine physicians about the difference between tendinitis and tendinosis, including what causes these conditions and the different treatment options available for each.
Dealing with saddle sores? It happens to a lot of experienced cyclists. But even if you’re just starting out, it’s common to deal with them. Learn how to treat the affected area so it can heal and get you back to riding.
Two essential electrolytes — sodium and chloride — are the building blocks of salt. On some days, that’s a reason to increase consumption of salty or sodium-rich foods.
The gluteal muscles, diaphragm, hip flexors, hip adductor muscles and pelvic floor also comprise your core. These large muscle groups help control the movements you make throughout the day. Learn yoga poses that can help you strengthen these core muscles.
Smelling salts have been around for centuries but are gaining popularity as a performance boost for athletes. But does sniffing ammonia really help? And what’s the harm? Let’s find out.