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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 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 – and for the most part, this does hold some truth to it. To become the best in the world at

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

The Tibialis Muscles & Lower Limb Injury Risk: What You Need to Know

Hunter Bennett Hamstring and Achilles injuries are some of the most common to plague track and field athletes alike. Both play an integral role in the force production processes of the posterior chain, allow the transfer of force from the hip right down into the foot. With this in mind, their effective function is

Are Plant-Based Protein Drinks Effective for Exercise Recovery?

Dayton Kelly This article was adapted from a combination of speeches given at the European Sports Science Conference 2018, most notably Meghan Brown (UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM). Protein supplementation has been repeatedly demonstrated to speed and enhance muscle tissue recovery. This has important implications in preserving muscle mass in elderly individuals as well

Is Milk the Perfect Recovery Drink?

Dayton Kelly Optimizing recovery allows you to achieve the most adaptation per workout and reduces the required rest necessary before a subsequent workout. As such, millions of research dollars have been invested into discovering and developing commercial products to do just this. The result has been efficacious, but pricey supplements that are not always

Breathing Exercises for Health & Performance

Hunter Bennett When we think of exercise, our minds tend to jump to those that activities that are more physically demanding in nature. Heavy strength training, high-intensity interval training, and Olympic lifting are all great example of physically strenuous exercise modalities that have been shown time and time again to enhance both health and

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