Athlete vaccine covid-19

COVID-19 implications for Athletes

Should Athletes get the COVID-19 vaccine? Yes (for the most part, but please discuss with your medical provider). Here’s why.  From a practical standpoint, controlling the pandemic can help avoid further cancellation of sporting events and vaccines can help prevent transmission to teammates, opponents, support staff, and spectators.  Though limited, Read more…

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Ladies Leverage Your Physiology!

It’s not in your head Ladies, it’s not in your head- your physiology, training, and nutrition needs change throughout the month.  It’s time to leverage this information to work smarter, not harder, for better results. The science related to training around the menstrual cycle is emerging, yet very exciting. Ending underrepresentation  Read more…

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Blood Pressure in Athletes and Runners

It has been well established in countless studies that moderate levels of routine aerobic exercise can help decrease blood pressure in populations with high or normal blood pressure.(1) The American Academy of Family Physicians cites the prevalence of hypertension in fit individual is about half of the general population, but adds that some Read more…