Health

The Reality of Eating for Immunity

Spoiler alert! Those incessant emails offering the secret sauce or supplement for 100% strength immunity are 100% false. Time to rely upon science-based, expert-approved foods and supplements that actually work to support your immune system.

Improve Your Competing With a Mental Game Coach

Competitive runners focus heavily on the physical aspects of the sport: long runs, speed work, nutrition, cross-training, stretching and more. But often times leave out a key aspect of it: mental training. “A thinking athlete is going to be a bad athlete,” said Dean Hebert, a certified mental-game coach based in Scottsdale, Arizona who works […]

The First Step to Developing a Psychology of Success

In this excerpt from Run Like a Champion: An Olympian’s Approach for Every Runner, two-time Olympic runner Alan Culpepper shares the first step in sport psychology that helped him find running success at the highest levels of the sport. STEP 1: Recognize Your Incentive If you’re reading this book, there is a good chance that you are motivated to improve as a […]

Should You Ditch Sports Nutrition Products for Real Food?

While the day of the prepackaged gel and bar hasn’t yet come and gone, and likely won’t ever disappear, there is a broad movement in sports nutrition toward once again embracing real food. More people are becoming aware of the potential benefits of ditching some of the store-bought stuff for made-with-love forms of performance nutrition […]