Alcohol and Strength Training

Alcohol and Strength Training

What are the effects of alcohol on strength training? Anecdotally, I know alcohol affects my recovery which in turn affects my performance. I also know alcohol is inflammatory. But until now I had never truly read the research regarding alcohol and athletes. There...
The Right Carbs at the Right Times

The Right Carbs at the Right Times

Years ago, I used to talk about carbohydrates in terms of “good vs bad” or even “simple vs complex.”  My way of thinking about carbs has evolved a lot since I first began working with athletes on their nutrition almost a decade ago.   I recognize now that each type of...
Hormones & The Female Strength Athlete

Hormones & The Female Strength Athlete

We’re going to talk all about hormones.  This is starting to get a little bit of traction in female strength sports due to a variety of factors, whether it’s diet or over-training or under-recovery, women are starting to notice that they’re having...

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