Improving Cardiovascular Health

Improving Cardiovascular Health

Introduction According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for one of every four deaths in the United States. Thereby, many of the causes of heart disease are well-known. This includes hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and obesity. Lifestyle and behavior change will drastically reduce the risk of heart disease. Brain Health The…

Sugar Effects On The Human Body
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Sugar Effects On The Human Body

Introduction   Sugar can be traced back as far as 510 BC. During this time sugar was very rare and production and consumption were hidden among the richest. As time went on and different territories were invaded by different conquerors more and more people understood what sugar really was. Along with that people started to…

Utilization Of Ergogenics In Sport Performance
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Utilization Of Ergogenics In Sport Performance

Introduction In today’s day in age, much of the population in the United States participate in mild to moderate physical activity to improve his or her physical appearance and/or health. However, many other people engage in very high-intensity physical activity in order to prepare for sports performance with respect to his or her sport. These…

Drug Testing In The Olympics
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Drug Testing In The Olympics

Introduction The use of performance-enhancing drugs has always been an issue and a concern for all athletic governing bodies, especially within the International Olympic Committee (IOC). While many athletes compete drug-free, history and research show us that some athletes seek to gain an unmerited advantage through performance-enhancing drugs. Moreover, performance-enhancing drugs are defined as a…

Transgender Within Sports

Transgender Within Sports

Introduction   Over the past several years, transgender has become a very controversial issue that everyone has been talking about. Furthermore, this controversial issue can be found in sports more than anywhere else. Moreover, individuals that chose to partake in sports and are considered transgender will face cultural opposition from society. Transgender is defined as…

Why You Should Use Linear Periodization As A Beginner
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Why You Should Use Linear Periodization As A Beginner

Linear periodization or otherwise known as traditional or classical model utilizes a training structure that contains relatively limited variations in training methods and means. It is utilized in order to created gradual wavelike increases in workload over time, such as sequenced large multilateral training periods that uniformly distribute training loads across a predetermined training structure….

Designing A Sport Specific Training Program – Football

Designing A Sport Specific Training Program – Football

There can be many challenges when designing a sport-specific training program, but don’t worry in this article we will discuss how you can go about designing your own training program. In our case, we will use Football as our chosen sport. However, you can apply the same principals to other sports and achieve the same…