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The Rise of CrossFit

Hunter Bennett Over the last few years, we have seen a resurgence in both high-intensity interval training, and barbell-based strength training – which is undoubtedly a good thing. These types of exercise have been shown

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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

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Is Sleep the Missing Link to Athletic Performance?

Hunter Bennett When it comes to maximizing athletic performance, we often find ourselves seeking out complex training methodologies and fancy new pieces of equipment to get an edge on the competition – and as a

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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

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How to Improve Your Posture

Hunter Bennett Over the last 50 years or so we have seen some rather drastic changes to the world we live in. Through some unbelievable advancements in technology, we no longer have to use our

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

The Risks and Causes of ACL Injury and How You Can Prevent Them

Hunter Bennett When it comes to improving athletic performance (and general health for that matter), there is nothing that derails your progress more than an injury. While many injuries can be trained around in some

Keeping on Track: Minimize Weight Gain During the Holidays

Hunter Bennett There are very few things quite as exciting as the Thanksgiving period. The opportunity to catch up with family, get away from work, and simply sit back and relax, is something that all

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

Exercise & the Prevention of Spinal Stenosis

Hunter Bennett Over the last decade or so, we have seen an increase in exercise driven rehabilitation and prevention strategies for several disorders and illnesses. Many of these strategies have been shown to be

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

Generation 100: The 3 Year Follow Up

Hunter Bennett For those of you who have been with us here at Forever Fit Science for a while, you might be aware of one of the first articles we ever wrote about ‘The

Should I Let My Child Play Football?

John Barry Football is America’s favorite sport right now. The NFL is by far the most popular, even though it has received a lot of bad press lately. No, I’m not talking about taking

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