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Journal EntrySleep Apnea and athletic performance
Sleep apnea is a disorder caused by the decrease or pause in the airflow or breathing during sleep. It can lead to daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and cognitive impairment, all side effects that could negatively impact athletic performance.
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Journal EntryDo you need to warm up before exercising?
Warming up may help or hinder your performance depending on how you do so.
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Journal EntryThe Paleo Diet: Implications for the athlete
The Paleo Diet is based on what hunters/gatherers ate during the Paleolithic Era. But how might this affect athletes today?
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Journal EntryStudy examines energy drinks claims on athletic performance
Popular energy drinks promise superior athletic performance and weight loss but do the claims hold up?
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Journal EntryArmy revises training program to deal with overweight and unfit recruits
The New York Times presents a look at the Army’s new physical-training program to deal with recruits who reach basic training having less strength and endurance than those privates in the past.
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Journal EntryWho wants to wear "toe shoes"?
Vibram’s line of FiveFingers shoes, or VFFs (also known as toe shoes), has become the most controversial item in military running.
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Journal EntryMen and women sweat differently
The New York Times Well blog features an article on research that studies the differences of men and women sweat.
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