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Nutrition

7 Fresh Juices to Start Your Day

The average grocery store juice you can buy off the shelf is high in sugar and preservatives. Enjoy tastier (and healthier) juices by making them right in your own kitchen. All you need is a juicer. Juice these fruit and veggie combos and drink them up to kickstart your day. Click on the image above for seven healthy juice recipes.

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Well at Work

Health News: Exercise Can Alleviate Work-Life Balance Stress

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Is the tug-of-war between work and home life stressing you out? There's a simple way to combat it, according to a new study published in the journal Human Resources Management. The solution: Lace up your gym shoes and work out.

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Tags: Stress, Home, Work, Family, Pressure

Play Better

Hydration Tips for Soliders

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Staying hydrated can be a challenge for military personnel who often deal with hot, dry conditions over long periods. Factor in long-sleeved, layered uniforms and heavy rucksacks, and it’s tough to fend off dehydration. But with proper planning, it’s possible not only to avoid dehydration but also to improve performance by staying adequately hydrated, says Bob Calvin, a performance nutritionist at EXOS, who has worked extensively with the military. Here are four key strategies to do just that.

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Tags: Hydration, Beverages, Military

Nutrition

Study: Downing Diet Soda May Increase Snacking

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What we drink has a major impact on our overall health, and it's a sticking point for many people trying to clean up their diet. As a first step, many people opt for diet sodas over their favorite canned beverage. It's diet, so it might be better, right? Not so fast, says a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Drinking diet drinks can actually lead to more frequent and less healthy snacking habits.

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Tags: Calories, Beverages, Health, Snacks

Play Better

3 Drills to Improve Your Reaction Time

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An athlete’s reaction to a stimulus—like a sprinter’s response to the starting gun—is an inherent ability to ignite dynamic action. But that organic movement involves a variety of outside influences, including practice, experience, anticipation, strength, and coordination. Each athlete has a built-in, limited time range to react, but there is plenty of room for improvement. To do just that, try incorporating the agility and speed exercises below into your training regimen.

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Tags: Sports Performance, Reaction

Live Better

America: A Nation of Couch Potatoes

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While many studies have shown that sitting is bad for our bodies, most Americans are struggling to get enough movement into their day. In a new study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers found that the average person is getting less than two minutes of activity per day. 

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Tags: Weight Loss, Women, Health

Play Better

The Combine Workout

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For more than a decade, EXOS has trained top NFL hopefuls prior to the scouting Combine in February. Hundreds of players have improved their speed, power, and strength to excel at the Combine and boost their draft stock, landing in the top three rounds of the NFL Draft in April.

Chances are, you’ll never be tested on how many times you can bench press 225 pounds or how fast you can run 40 yards or complete a shuttle run. But you can employ the same techniques NFL prospects learn at EXOS to improve your strength, power, and speed, which will help in any endeavor. Here’s how.

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Tags: Football

In the News

Fast Company Names EXOS to List of World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Fitness

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EXOS is honored to be included on Fast Company's "The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Fitness" for 2014. Making the list at #6, EXOS was recognized for creating simple health strategies, tested on the world's best athletes, and delivering them to corporate clients, and working with the military to return injured soldiers to active duty. 

This is the second time Fast Company has recognized EXOS as one of the world's most innovative companies. The first time was in 2011 under the company's former name, Athletes' Performance, in the sports category

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In the News

Fast Company Explores How EXOS is Bringing Human Performance Solutions to the Workplace

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In a new piece released online this week, Fast Company, which named EXOS one of the most innovative companies in sports in 2011 when it was running under the name Athletes' Performance, explored how the company is taking corporate wellness to the next level. 

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Tags: Work

Nutrition

5 Tips to Simplify Your Nutrition

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Complicated recipes, overflowing grocery carts, and nightly cooking can be roadblocks to healthy eating. Simplifying your nutrition-related tasks can help improve your diet and ease your stress. Use the tips below to start eating healthier today.

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Tags: Cooking, Food, Home, Family, Health

Blogs

Movement

Mark Verstegen’s Hip-Strengthening Workout for Women

Train an often overlooked area with this mini-workout from Core Performance’s founder.

Live Better

America: A Nation of Couch Potatoes

A new study from the University of Alabama found that the average person is getting less than two minutes of rigorous exercise a day.

Nutrition

7 Fresh Juices to Start Your Day

Juice these fruit and veggie blends to start your day.

Well at Work

Health News: Exercise Can Alleviate Work-Life Balance Stress

Researchers found that working out can help ease stress and increase confidence in dealing with work-life balance issues.

The Performance Life

5 Tips to Build Teamwork and Fun Through Obstacle Racing

Here's what you need to know about using obstacle races to build teamwork at work.