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Doping Part of Professional Cycling’s Culture

Professional cycling, one of the most popular sports in Europe and rich in history, has been plagued in recent years by suspicions of performance-enhancing...

Exercise Intensity, Heart Rate, and Perceived Exertion

Cardiovascular exercise is typically performed to improve and maintain cardiovascular health. Aside from endurance competitors (triathletes, cyclists, marathon runners, etc.), recreationally active men and...

Visger Rules – Recommended Changes to NFL Rules

Knowledge comes from formal learning and research, along with first-hand experience. George Visger, who played defensive tackle for the University of Colorado in the...

Fitness Trends

The American College of Sports Medicine recently announced their top 10 fitness trends for 2017. Accordingly, these trends are as follows… Wearable technology (including...

Prescription Drugs Number 1 Drug Killer in America

The Digest recently posted a story about a research study on the increase in the occurrence of knee osteoarthritis among older Americans.  The gist...

Amplified!

According to USA Today, statistics indicate that approximately 1 million stents are inserted into the hearts of Americans each year. One million. Stents. You...

The Science Behind Altitude Training Masks

Endurance athletes have long understood the concept of the “live high/train low” mantra to improve erythropoietic pathways and increase hemoglobin in order to enhance...

Monosodium Glutamate or MSG: What’s the Big Deal?

Is MSG harmful to the human body?  What does it do for and to the human body?  To answer these questions one first must...

Do Ice Baths After Exercise Really Work?

Recent research suggests that sitting in a tub full of ice after a hard workout may help prevent muscle soreness that can afflict athletes...

Boxing vs. Mixed Martial Arts: Which is More Dangerous?

Recently there has been an increase in the debating of whether the sport of boxing or mixed martial arts (MMA) is more dangerous to...

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