Knowledge Base

  • Cyclists: What You Need to Know About Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

  • Published on Aug 23 2016

    What is Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome?

    Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome (also referred to as Handlebar Palsy) is caused from compression to the distal ulnar nerve.   Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome results in faintness of ones grip, pain/tenderness in the Guyon’s canal, and possible numbness and/or... Read More

  • Winning Nutrition: Dietary Needs of Elite Rowers

  • Published on Aug 22 2016

    The sport of rowing presents unique set of exercise demands on an individual.  It is typically considered a power sport, however endurance is equally important.  A rower must have enough strength and power to push the pace as well as... Read More

  • Studies Show Physical Activity After Mental Studies Prevents Overeating

  • Published on Aug 16 2016

    A new study shows that strenuous mental work can lead to overeating.  When we engage our brains in mentally challenging tasks, the brain localizes glucose/glycogen accessibility.  As a result, we feel hungry and have a chance of eating more after strenuous mental work.  However, exercising after... Read More

  • Vegans: Does Your Diet Support Your Athletic Performance?

  • Published on Aug 09 2016

    With top-notch athletic performance comes healthy nutrition.  Athletes may be very conscious of their nutrition, but does the diet of a vegan support athletic performance?

    Although meat may be a primary source of protein for many of those who are not on a vegan diet,... Read More

  • Are You Racing Towards a Fracture?

  • Published on Jul 29 2016

    Cardiorespiratory fitness is a critical component of an athlete’s health and performance.  There are numerous physical and psychological benefits to aerobic training.  Just ask any endurance athlete how their training makes them feel and they would give a list of reasons everyone should train... Read More