The Cause of Cramps?

Could it be as simple as not having enough magnesium in your body? Magnesium is much more than a simple electrolyte – it is involved in more than 300 biological functions and is essential for heart health. Any prescribed doses of magnesium are likely to be...

R.I.C.E. No Longer the Treatment of Choice for Injuries

Since 1978 when Dr. Gabe Mirkin coined the term RICE, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation have been the gold standard for treating athletic injuries. But now the ice age is melting, and a series of studies that show that injury treatment with cold therapy and total...

Is endurance training bad for you?

In 2012, Belgium scientists published a study that concluded that repeated bouts of intensive endurance exercise at the elite level may result in the pathological enlargement of the right ventricle, which, according to the article, is associated with potential health...
Endurance Athletes and Heart Health

Endurance Athletes and Heart Health

Extremely fit and active people are increasingly succumbing to heart problems such as atrial fibrillation, heart attacks and strokes. In many cases there is no obvious warning and the medical profession is unable to explain why such healthy active people are suffering...
Peak Performance Drink

Peak Performance Drink

At last I think I might have found a nutritional supplement that works for me on randonnees. I used this on the recent Perth-Albany-Perth 1200 and it is the only supplement I have tried that I have had success with. It really does seem to live up to its claims to...

Better Thinking Skills and Memory

Activities that maintain cardio fitness – such as running, swimming and cycling – led to better thinking skills and memory 20 years on. Researchers at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, tested almost 3,000 healthy people with an average age of 25....