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Pacemakers Help Keep the Beat Going for Masters Swimmers

Steven Reiss first noticed something wrong while swimming with his buddies at the New York Athletic Club in 2013. Reiss, a Manhattan trial attorney and veteran open water swimmer, had worked out with these guys for nine years. Together they’d c...

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Diets: Why They Don’t Work and What You Should Do Instead

It’s the middle of the summer. By this point in the year, you might have started a diet, stopped a diet, thought about a diet, or felt guilty for not sticking to your diet. Or maybe you’re just doing an elimination protocol, “eating...

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What You Need to Know About Caffeine

Caffeine is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system. It can offset many of the hindering effects of fatigue and improve mental alertness. Caffeine is one of the most widely accepted performance enhancing substances out there with evidence...

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Four Ways to Fend Off Foot Cramps

Fortunately, we can help fend off these frustrating cramps by following these four tips.

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How to Eat Well While You're on the Road

With a little planning and preparation, you can maintain your athletic performance while you’re away.

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Organic and Natural: What Do These Food Labels Mean?

When you’re selecting your sustenance of choice, you may find yourself contemplating whether your food should be organic, natural, or if it even matters.

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How to Create an Easy Nutrition Plan, Part 2

Here are some ways to make meals with less effort.

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How to Create an Easy Nutrition Plan, Part 1

With just a few simple tips, you’ll be pulling together homemade meals without much effort.

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Five Things You Should Do Before Going to Sleep

A good night’s sleep is essential for exercise recovery, mental sharpness, and a strong immune system. Stick to a regular 8-hour sleep schedule, but don’t neglect the value of the last few minutes before you jump in bed. Here are some qui...

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How to Find the Right Amount to Eat

How much do you need to eat? You can Google this question and get a few million results.