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Pediatric obesity targeted by CDC

(Editor’s Note. This article is based on a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The story has appeared, among other places,...

Evaluate Mental Toughness in Your Athletes

In the quest for athletic success, coaches have long-valued mental toughness. In fact, research found that 82 percent of wrestling coaches rated mental toughness...

Deer Antler Spray Sold to Athletes by Alabama Gym Owners

Media outlets have been buzzing in the past few days with reports of athletes taking a compound called "deer antler velvet."  This product comes...

America — Land of the Free and Home of the Obese

Americans are inundated with information about how we have become a physically unfit nation.  Even though our life expectancies have not fallen, we are...

Beets: A Super Endurance Food

Beets and beet juice, sometimes referred to as “sweet dirt," have become very popular with endurance athletes as of late and for good reason....

‘Cardio Tennis’ Plays Well In Fight Against Obesity and Inactivity

With an ever-increasing obesity epidemic in the U.S., along with 80 million "inactive" Americans, one tennis program--Cardio Tennis--is helping to battle these issues head-on....

The AMA Says Obesity is a Disease; Now We Need to Inform Them How...

My first reaction to hearing that the American Medical Association (AMA) had voted to classify obesity as a disease last month was a positive...

USA Allowed to Keep Athens 2004 4x400m Relay Gold Medals Despite Drugs Admission

The United States has been allowed to keep the gold medals they won in the women's 4x400 meters relay at Athens 2004, despite one...

Sexual Performance Enhancer is Herbal Remedy Pistorius Defense Team Claim Was in Bedroom

The drugs allegedly found at the home of Oscar Pistorius by South African police following the death of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day could...

Adam Nelson on the Verge of Gold

"It is," Adam Nelson said December 6," bittersweet." It has been more than eight years since they held the shot put competition at the...

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