The Benefits of HIGH Altitude Training

High Altitude training is not a new method - I’m sure you’ve heard about it many times before. Many athletes from a wide variety of sports (boxing, track & field, rowing etc.) base their pre-competition training camps in high-altitude locations like Big Bear California, Denver Colorado, or Albuquerque New Mexico. [...]

Photo Gallery: STRONG Athlete Wins In Cobourg!

|By Team Strong Athlete|  Team Strong Athlete's Kate Mitchell swept the women's physique division at the OPA Cobourg Naturals. This was Kate's second victory in as many shows. Kate will compete next in Figure at the Ontario Championships on June 1st. Check out the photo gallery below: Team Strong [...]

What is Active Release Technique?

|By Dr. Marco De Ciantis| Active Release Technique (ART®) is described as a “hands-on”, case-management system that is used by many conservative care practitioners (chiropractors, physiotherapists, and message therapists) that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, [...]

Weight Cutting Research On Young Athletes

|By Dr. Marco De Ciantis| Weight cutting is a common occurrence in many weight-classed competitive sports, such as boxing, martial arts and wrestling as a means for athletes to make a weight category. Tension, dizziness, headaches, and confusion have been associated with rapid weight loss (RWL) as a direct result [...]

Is This The Most Dangerous Man In The UFC?

|By PK Mills| Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua wanted nothing to do with him. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson conveniently got injured just before a fight with him. And former UFC light-heavyweight champion “Sugar” Rashad Evans said “no way” when offered the chance to fight him. [...]

Staying HUMBLE

|By Big Jeff Pearce|  In the animal kingdom, it doesn’t pay to be humble.  Lions have their mane, peacocks have their feathers and rattle snakes have their rattle.  These animals show off, for whatever reason, their strengths.  Humans can be observed doing the same thing.  We have all seen the [...]

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Q&A with IFBB Figure Pro Larissa Reis

| By Big Jeff Pearce | From the pages of Playboy to Muscular Development, IFBB Pro Larissa Reis is everywhere; thank God for that!  Currently, Larissa is a Nutrex sponsored athlete and is the owner/operator of  Through her website, she provides a number of services, everything from personal training [...]

PROBIOTICS for the Athlete

  | By Dr. Christine Davis, B.Sc., ND | Physical training is understood by almost everyone as a positive, health-related activity.  However, extreme athletes undertaking regular strenuous training walk a fine line between physical well-being and impaired immune function.  This is likely due to the immunosuppressive effects of stress hormones [...]

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