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Weakness in the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius is often cited in contributing to patellofemoral pain, IT band problems, hip pathology and even back pain.  Side bridges (planks) and the clam exercise have been shown to be effective ways to strengthen the glutes.  In this posting, I will review an exercise that...

Matt Krause and Sean Marohn were selected by MLB to serve as American and National League strength and conditioning coaches, respectively for the 2015 All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Krause, who worked in the Reds organization for eleven years, is in his second season as the Director...

By Roberta Anding, RD is the Sports Nutritionist, Houston Astros and Houston Texans You’ve heard it said many times before, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Breakfast does more than simply provide the day’s first dose of energy (calories). It also kick-starts your metabolism, helps regulate...

The use of energy drinks in professional, college and high school clubhouses and dressing rooms continues to rise. While their popularity soars, it’s important to point out that energy drinks and other quick energy products could have a negative effect on both your performance and health. While some energy drinks are...