GEAR UP: Great Gifts For Every Athlete On Your Wish List

GEAR UP: Great Gifts For Every Athlete On Your Wish List

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Look no further for the latest and greatest in gear for every athlete on your gift list!   Trying to find that perfect gift for the athlete on your list? Athletes have unique needs and sometimes what could seem like a crazy wish list!  Take note […]

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Which comes first: cardio or weights???

Which comes first: cardio or weights???

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Working out is always good for you. The good news is that, whether you do it before or after weight training, cardiovascular exercise like running, swimming, biking or machine-work will improve everything from your heart health to your mood to your chance of avoiding many cancers. […]

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Top Tips to Remember for Optimal Bone Health for Athletes

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Athlete Scenario I am an 18-year-old, female, long-distance runner. I read that female runners may have weak and fragile bones compared to other athletes. How can I keep my bones strong and healthy and help prevent injury? Goals for Achieving Optimal Bone Health: Obtain adequate calcium and […]

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Nutrition Troubleshooting

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Ever run into a problem and wonder why it’s happening?  Cramps? Excessive weight gain? Fatigue? Nutrition, as we all know, can play a big part in how we feel when we train.     There are dozens of different types of dietary deficiencies, excesses and other […]

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New concussion guidelines say “When in doubt, sit it out”

New concussion guidelines say “When in doubt, sit it out”

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address New guidelines for recognizing and managing sports-related concussions could help protect the brains of millions of athletes at all levels of play, from professional football to youth soccer. The guidelines, released in March 2013 by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), replace a now-outdated set published in […]

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Pre- & Post-Workout Snacks

Pre- & Post-Workout Snacks

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Fueling your body before and after a strenuous workout is crucial for minimizing soreness and re-energizing your muscles. After a long training run or a high-intensity cardio day at the gym, your body is depleted of its stored energy, and your muscles need to replenish this glycogen as […]

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