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Do Compression Socks Really Work?

Do Compression Socks Really Work?

We've all had speculation on whether or not our fancy For many years the general consensus among athletes was that they do work, and are beneficial. But there was always someone who would say that there isn't any significant scientific evidence that proves they work or that it was only [...]

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How to Write a Training Program

How to Write a Training Program

As athletes, we all have different abilities and goals, which means our training plans are going to be written differently. That being said, training programs should still have the same basic structure with different cycles written out to help build your aerobic base and endurance, strength, power, prepare specifically and peak [...]

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Anti-Inflammatories: Good or Bad?

Anti-Inflammatories: Good or Bad?

So I have been guilty of this in the past: popping Aleve whenever my Achilles hurt or I felt overly sore after a workout.  Aleve is an anti-inflammatory, so I thought it would help my body recover and heal faster.  Well, after my long stay at the Olympic Training Center [...]

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