BCAAs and Muscle Growth: Complete Sense, or Nonsense?

Are you a rodent? If not, BCAA supplementation may not help you. Please, let me explain.

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Virgile’s Story

An article was recently published about Shakebot founder, Adam Virgile, by his alma mater, The University of Vermont (go Catamounts!). Take a glimpse at exactly how Adam was able to land in New York with the NY Rangers, and what he does for them today.

You can contact Adam directly by interacting with any of these social media platforms (if you’re not a follower yet, you should be!):

LinkedIn   LinkedIn

FB   Facebook

IG   Instagram

TWITT   Twitter

What You Need to Know About Disordered Eating in Sport

Eating disorders are considerably more prevalent in the athletic community than in the general population [1]. This makes the identification of athletes with eating disorders, and those at risk for developing eating disorders, particularly important.

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On-Ice Acceleration Technique: How to Get a Leg Up on the Competition

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The Importance of Acceleration

We’re going to get into a recent study which looks at differences in acceleration techniques between high-caliber and low-caliber ice hockey players. But first, a little background:

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NFL Combine RB Comparison: The 40-Yard Dash

“Like anything else that can be measured in numbers at the combine, the 40 is meaningless. Receivers have to do so much more than run a straight line. They have to be able to read the defenses on the fly, adjust their patterns, check out the quarterback and focus on the ball.” – Andrew Perloff

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Measuring Exercise Intensity Using A Simple Yet Accurate Method: The Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale

“Why can’t you just tell me how you really feel, because the way you act is confusing me” – Unknown

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