Hypocrisy Regarding Drug Testing
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Hypocrisy Regarding Drug Testing

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutesThe International Olympic Committee’s policy on doping has been instituted partly to protect the athlete’s health; however, high-level athletic competition is often an inherently unhealthy endeavor. If health is a factor then why are certain sports with high injury rates or the potential for serious injury allowed at all? For example, many linemen playing American […]

Carbohydrate, Needs of Endurance Athletes
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Carbohydrate, Needs of Endurance Athletes

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutesEndurance competitors (i.e., distance runners, soccer players, rowers, etc.), perhaps more than other athletes, must not overlook the distinct advantage provided by adequate carbohydrate intake. As defined by the authors, endurance activities are those activities that include prolonged, continuous, low- to moderate-intensity exercise that is principally aerobic in nature. Endurance athletes expend an inordinate amount […]