Athletes of all levels may have a new nutritional ally in the fight against muscle fatigue and injury. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in the British Journal of Nutrition reported that elite Japanese kendo athletes who consumed coenzyme Q10 during 20 days of rigorous training had significantly lower levels of key markers associated with increased wear and tear of muscles, than those who did not supplement with CoQ10. Continue reading “CoQ10 May Reduce Muscle Injuries”
Steve Weiler, a student at Washington State University, was a competitive and dedicated triathlete. Two years of competition had Steve thinking about a professional athletic career. But last August, while he was training on his bike, Steve was hit by a truck. Continue reading “My Story: Steve Weiler”
Ginger Nocera, of Washington, D.C., wasn’t going to let anything prevent her from participating in a marathon — not even a stress injury to her left foot.
“I was determined to run this marathon,” says the 26-year-old, who trained six months before she experienced a setback. “Everyone in my training group had one kind of injury or another. This marathon was in Hawaii and only three weeks away. I wasn’t going to cancel.” Continue reading “Ginger Nocera”
“Back then, I didn’t have the energy or desire to travel — let alone take a trip that involved walking theme parks all day,” Justin states. Continue reading “Justin Harris”