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The Sports Gene' Explores The Science Behind Athletic Success Originally Published Jul 31 2013 - Re-Published with permission by RT 13/1/2016 By: Chris Gorski Not everyone can become an elite athlete. On the basketball court, tall men with abnormally long arms have an advantage over equally athletic men with typical body proportions....
Endurance sports' physical demands explain why certain events favor different body shapes. By: Chris Gorski (ISNS) -- Olympians competing in the many endurance sporting events have such different body shapes because the physics and physiology of moving fast -- and efficiently -- require it. A sport's physical demands dictate the dimensions of...
Bilateral vs Unilateral Movement Development for Runners By Mark Blomeley Ok, so you’re probably looking at the title and thinking what the? Let me explain… To put this simply, bilateral movement refers to a two arm or two leg movement, whereas unilateral refers to a single arm or single leg movement. In other...
Note: Times have been update by RT to reflect the current world records. By: Chris Gorski, Senior Editor (Inside Science) -- The current world records for the marathon 2:02:57, set by Dennis Kimetto of Kenya on September 28, 2014 and 2:15:25 for women, set in 2003 by Paula Radcliffe, from the U.K. These...
The 5 Hard Truths about Athletic Performance By: Mark Blomeley Achieving and optimising your athletic potential is a difficult process filled with many obstacles. There are a lot of things that lead to sub-optimal performance either short term or long term, so what I wanted to give you today is 5...
Why Strength Training is critical for runners By Mark Blomeley for Runner's Tribe One of the key things that I tell all my athletes is that strength training is building block for all athletic development. No matter what sport you play, you need to learn how to move properly and gain the...
New research shows how movement may keep synovial fluid in cartilage. Originally published: Nov 2 2015 - 12:00pm By: Charles Q. Choi, Contributor   (Inside Science) -- The human body is able to act like a well-oiled machine because liquid fills its joints. Now researchers are shedding light on how physical activity might...
Natural sleep patterns can greatly impact athletic success. Originally published: Jan 29 2015 - 1:30pm By: Chris Gorski, Senior Editor (Inside Science) – When game time rolls around, athletes must produce the best possible performance no matter when the competition starts or when they prefer to rise and shine. But according to...
Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed sports journalist, a certified sports nutritionist, and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Racing Weight Cookbook, Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Racing Weight, Brain Training for...
By Thomas Do Canto, from Walker Street Podiatry So, we’ve had the ‘barefoot running’ hype that bred the minimalist running shoe boom. This boom lasted several years - from 2010 to 2013 there was a vast increase in the availability and market share of this segment of the running shoe...
                   

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