Tagged: athletic training

What Makes an Athlete Great?

Every young athlete has a dream of becoming the next big star in their respective sport. But how do the world’s greatest athletes reach the upper echelon? Let’s look at what determines athletic success.

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The 411 on Plyometrics

We’ve talked all month about aiming high, but how about getting physically higher off the ground? Let’s discuss plyometrics– where short bursts of jumping or climbing help you exert maximum force over brief periods of time and how they can help your overall fitness.

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Why Soccer Players Are The Fittest Athletes on the Planet

Have you ever wondered why soccer players are so fit? In order to be match ready, soccer players follow strict fitness and nutrition regimens. Let’s take a look and what makes soccer players the fittest athletes on the planet.

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Yoga for Athletes

Yoga is not just for slim girls in yoga pants anymore. More athletes, including professionals, are finding the benefits of yoga. If you think yoga is a waste of your precious time lifting weights or doing cardio, think again. Developing a steady practice can actually help you get stronger. You will learn to control your […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 4 of 4

Planning your meals in advance may help save on stress, time, and calories. Olympians stick to a strict meal plan using healthy options during their athletic training to prevent impulse eating and to keep their energy at an optimum level. This blog, the fourth in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 3 of 4

Healthy snacks are just as important to Olympic athletes as their regularly scheduled meals. Snacks that combine two or three food groups ensure that athletes consume a variety of vitamins and minerals necessary for various muscle and nerve functions. This blog, the third in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, will […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 2 of 4

Olympic athletes always need to be at peak physical condition. They optimize their diets by consuming nutrient-rich, mostly plant-based foods to fuel before and after, sometimes during, exercise. The second in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, this blog will cover the topic of lunch. If you’re looking to improve athletic […]

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