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Exercise Science

We are committed to providing the science behind the exercise! At ForeverFitScience we detail the “why” for any exercise, workout, nutrition or health benefit, covering the popular to the obscure. There is a reason why some things become popular and how certain programs are more effective. We break down the technical speak for it all to make it accessible for our readers. Exercise Science isn’t only for elite athletes and we make sure our health articles contain wisdom that will benefit athletes of all levels.

Applying Exercise Science to Daily Life

We hope that you take these scientific findings and apply them to your daily life. We have articles on nutrition, stress reduction, muscle recovery, disease prevention, athletic performance, and more. The articles are all backed by recent scientific research. Stay tuned for more article as we are always watching the latest exercise science research.

The Role Of Foot Strength In Athletic Performance

Hunter Bennett Improving athletic performance is a never-ending endeavor. As a result, we are always on the lookout for new methods of training that can help you jump higher, run faster, and compete at a higher level. Over the last few years we have seen an increase in the use of heavy strength training to

Homocysteine Levels: How They Effect Your Health

Hunter Bennett Over the last few decades, researchers have taken a very deep dive into the various chemicals that appear within the human body. This has been done with the intent to determine how we can better manage our health. As I am sure you can imagine, the accumulative results of this research have changed

Grip Strength Is An Indicator of Whole Body Strength

Hunter Bennett As we age, we tend to see general declines in health, and more importantly, general declines in whole body function. It is these declines in function that can result in the loss of independent living, in which they can also act as a precursor to the onset of more severe age-related diseases. The

Exercise to Prevent Osteoporosis

Hunter Bennett In modern society, we are now being afflicted by a number of unique diseases that were once unheard of by our predecessors. While this increasing incidence could be put down to a number of factors, arguably the most important is the sharp decline in activity levels we have seen over the last 100

The Benefits of Sports Variation

Hunter Bennett There is a common line of thought suggesting that to become great at something, you need to focus on that single thing and dedicate as much time to it as humanly possible. For the most part, this does hold some truth to it. To become the best in the world at a given

How Does the Menstrual Cycle Impact Physical Performance?

Hunter Bennett There is a myriad of factors that affect physical performance capabilities. Things such as training status, emotional state, and of course both current fatigue and recovery status, are some of those that are most heavily discussed and researched. However, over the last few years, evidence has shown that the normal fluctuations in hormone

Cognitive Sports Training: How Can It Improve Performance?

Hunter Bennett Competing and performing in sport requires a huge amount of time, effort, and physical capacity. To perform at a high level, you need the ability to express strength, speed, and power, and maintain a high degree of technical proficiency. It is honestly a whole lot more complex than simply just playing a sport.

Becoming an Unbreakable Athlete

Hunter Bennett The primary role of coaches and sports practitioners alike is to create robust athletes. Athletes capable of tolerating high training loads. Athletes that are capable of meeting the rigors of competition without a second thought. Athletes who are strong, explosive, quick, and most of all, resilient. Athletes who are unbreakable.  What is an

Exercise and the Afterburn Effect

Hunter Bennett When most of us think about exercise, we tend to think about the energy expenditure that particular exercise causes in a somewhat immediate sense.  As in: ‘How many calories will I burn if I perform X exercise for an hour?’ Now don’t get me wrong – there isn’t anything inherently wrong with this

How Core Strength Effects Athletic Performance

Alyssa Bialowas What is Core Strength? Your core is a complex series of muscles that extend far beyond your abs and is incorporated in almost every movement of the human body. Strong core muscles act as isometric or dynamic stabilizers for movement; transfers force and can initiate movement on its own. Why is Core

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