10 Warning Signs of Female Over-Training

Females have significant medical risks from over-training (especially athletes).  According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal  and Skin Diseases (NIAMSD), some female athletes see amenorrhea (the absence of menstrual periods) as a sign of successful training.   Missin...

Young Female Athletes And Plyometrics

Along with speed training, plyometrics is probably the hottest topic out there in sports fitness training….. Memo to parents and youth league coaches—JUST RELAX AND TAKE A DEEP BREATH! Decreasing the risk of injury is a huge part of sports fitness training….80% to 90% of the young athletes I take...

Avoid Hyponatremia Exercising This Summer!

Avoid hyponatremia this summer when you exercise by not drinking too much water!  Most of the people I know don’t drink enough water.  So who gets intoxicated by drinking too much water? One group that is at risk are runners (especially marathoners). Hyponatremia is basically a low concentratio...