When you’re serious about athletic training you pay attention to what you’re eating before each session so you have plenty of fuel in the tank. But did you know what you eat afterward is just as important? Let’s take a few minutes to go over why post-workout nutrition is important and what you should be eating.
“Lift with your legs and not your back” is something most people have heard and virtually every athlete has been told more than once in the gym. But what exactly does that mean? What’s the proper form for lifting, and does it apply in every situation?
In this post, we’ll answer those questions and explain why proper lifting technique is more important than you think.
It’s that time of year! The start of a new fall school semester means one thing for sure – tutors are looking for students to help. Even though the first quiz hasn’t popped and midterms are months away, getting a tutor at the start of the semester is a good idea. That way students stay ahead rather than falling behind and having to play catch up. It’s especially important for student-athletes that will get busier as the sports season progresses.
Summer is almost here, which means many young athletes have a few months of downtime before practice starts for the fall sports season. Like most kids, student-athletes (and their parents) are tempted to completely take a break, but that could be a serious hindrance on your performance.