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4 Outdoor Exercises to Boost Vitamin D

Unfortunately, vitamin D deficiencies are incredibly common. If you aren’t getting enough of this necessary nutrient, you’re at risk of developing serious health problems. While diet changes and supplements can help, regular sweat sessions outdoors are a great way to boost your vitamin D levels and decrease your risk of disease

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5 Expert Cardio Routines – No Treadmill Required

Cardiovascular exercise is important for strengthening our hearts, lungs, and circulatory function — but despite cardio’s benefits, many people don’t enjoy it. If you’re one of those people, break away from the treadmill and consider your options. In this blog, five fitness experts share their favorite ways to get cardio in without setting foot on a treadmill.

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4 Tips to Enhance Your Competition-Day Nutrition

Whether you’re preparing for the big game or getting ready for your first 5K, the topic of competition-day nutrition is a polarizing one. There seems to be an old-school versus new-school battle around how to best approach the 24 hours surrounding a competition. Even though the nutritional science field has produced information on the subject,…

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7 Diet Mistakes That Sabotage Your Performance

Endurance athletes need much more fuel than the average person. They need enough protein to fuel muscle tissue maintenance and recovery, as well as plenty of fat for brain, bone, and hormone health. They also need enough carbs to keep glycogen and energy stores full, the right number of calories for optimal body composition, and lots of water for optimal hydration.

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3 Recovery Methods to Optimize Performance

nflAny CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences. Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created by the breaking down…

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Make CrossFit Training More Intense with Slow Eccentrics

Eccentric (or negative) muscle movements are excellent for building strength and flexibility, but they’re not always emphasized in CrossFit. By making a few adjustments to your routine, you can better utilize eccentrics to give you an advantage during competition.

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How to Get Abs Like an American Ninja Warrior

As a professional athlete, I know core strength is important. But it’s not just important for me in the gym — it’s a critical part of daily life. From simply picking things up to even standing and sitting, our core muscles are engaged in almost every movement we make. My philosophy with ab workouts is…

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