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Q&A: Why is There So Much Hype Around Quinoa?

Our expert nutritionist weighs in on whether this grain is effective or simply trendy.


Q&A: Why Am I Hungrier When It's Cold?

Nutritionist Amanda Carlson-Phillips explains when and how to satisfy your cold weather cravings.


Q&A: What's the Best Source of Protein for a Vegetarian?

Want to make gains in the gym without eating meat? You'll need protein. Here's how to get it.


The Best Post-Workout Drink

Nutritionist Danielle LaFata explains how to make sure you don't lose out on all your hard work.


Shop Smarter, Save Money

Strapped for cash? Here are six simple shopping strategies to make sure your healthy food options don't suffer.

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Reaction Time Drill for Goalies

Teach your body and brain to work as a more efficient team with this progression.

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How to Get in Shape for Beach Volleyball

Advice from performance specialist Kevin Elsey on how to train for an unstable surface.


Q&A: Training on an Empty Stomach

If you're not fueling up before a training session, you could be hurting your performance.

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Best Stretches for Surfers

Use this warm-up on the turf before you pop up on the surf.


How to Train for a Stair Climbing Race

Advice from metabolic specialist Paul Robbins on how to prepare for this unique event.


Q&A: No Wall for Medicine Ball Throws?

Three ways to build power with medicine balls in any workout space.


Q&A: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Answers to common questions about how much weight to lift in your workouts.


Q&A: How Long Should I Rest Between Exercises?

Learn why there are no rest periods specifically prescribed in Core Performance training programs.

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Strengthen Your Throwing Arm

Use these off-season training tips and exercises to build a stronger throwing arm for baseball.

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How to Reduce Soreness During Your First Ski Trip

Steeps, bumps, powder, and even groomers are bound to leave you feeling sore. Here's what to do about it.

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How to Improve Balance for Snowboarding

From the big picture to the finer points, performance specialist Craig Friedman explains how to improve your balance for the slopes.


Q&A: Frozen Yogurt Versus Traditional Ice Cream

How to enjoy frozen treats without sabotaging your diet.


Q&A: Are Saunas Good for You?

How to reap the health benefits of a sauna even if you don't have access to one.

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Best Exercises to Improve Balance for Surfing

Try these three movements to get up on your board and ride with better balance.


Q&A: Workouts Versus Programs: What's the Difference?

A primer on Core Performance workouts and training programs.

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Q&A: When’s the Best Time for Regeneration?

Learn when to perform your recovery routine to get the most out of your workouts.

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Greatist.com Interview with Mark Verstegen

Find out why Mark Verstegen founded Athletes' Performance, how Core Performance is changing lives, and more in this Q&A with Greatist.com.


Refresh Your Bench Press Routine

Three moves to keep your upper-body workouts fresh and effective.


Q&A: When is the Best Time of Day to Run?

Our head nutritionist explains why running early may be able to help you burn fat faster.


Q&A: What's a Good Recipe for Quinoa?

Liven up boring salads with a protein-packed ancient grain.

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