Tag Archives: Athletes

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Just Launched a Face Mask Created Specifically for Athletes

The Rock isn’t easing up on his support of social distancing measures. And he’s got the face masks to prove it. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his Project Rock athletic apparel line from Under Armour just launched a reusable face mask designed for athletes. The face covering is available now on the retailer’s website for… Read More »

CrossFit CEO’s George Floyd Tweet Causes Reebok, Athletes, and Gyms to Drop Partnerships

The Washington PostGetty Images Brands, gyms, and athletes are ending their affiliations with CrossFit after CEO Greg Glassman tweeted an insensitive remark about George Floyd and the current Black Lives Matter protests happening around the country. On June 4, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation tweeted a statement which called racism and discrimination “critical… Read More »

Why yoga for athletes

For those of you who have an inkling that yoga could give you the edge you’ve been looking for. Bring your right arm straight out to the side, palm facing down. Breathe deeply into the front, back and sides of your ribcage. When you’re able to bring your body into a state of repose, you… Read More »

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Neurobiologist Nina Kraus can. At her lab at Northwestern University called “Brainvolts,” she and her colleagues can attach a series of electrodes to your scalp and record the electricity your brain produces in response to a sound. “I can then take that electricity and play it out through a speaker and we can listen to… Read More »

Creatine: Nutrition for Athletes

Many novice bodybuilders and powerlifters will sooner or later come to the conclusion that it would be good to include dietary supplements in the training cycle. One of the main products is creatine monophosphate. Let’s look at the principle of its action in the body. Creatine is a nitrogen-containing compound derived from an amino acid… Read More »