Health will cover the topics important to you and your favorite
sport. Whether you're an athlete or a coach you'll find helpful
advice to ensure a safe and healthy wrestling career.
to Make it - The Ugly Side of Wrestling
What do Billy Saylor (19 years old) at Campbell University in
North Carolina, Joseph LaRosa (22) at the University of Wisconsin-La
Crosse, and Jeff Reese (21) at the University of Michigan all
have in common? Unfortunately, they’re all dead now; victims
of one of the ghastly secrets of college wrestling - weight
cutting and dehydration (by Michael Fry).
Strength: The Truth about Steroids
The headlines about illegal
steroids have focused on professional and Olympic athletes.
But the most vulnerable users may be kids in your neighborhood,
high-schoolers who are risking an array of frightful side effects
that can lead to death (article by MSNBC.com).
and Warm-up Exercises
Fitness expert, Nick Ugoalah shares some of his favorite personal
stretching and warm-up
A proper warm-up can mean the difference between a great workout
or match and an inevitable injury. Fitness expert, Nick Ugoalah
explains the benefits a good warm-up
to Maximize Recovery After a Workout?
What you eat after a hard workout is actually more important than
what you eat before. Rigorous practice takes a toll on the body,
and fluid and important nutrients are lost. Nutrition expert Susan
Crawford shares her tips on how to maximize recover
after a strenuous practice.
Loss - An Athlete's Perspective
The practice of weight loss in
wrestling has been around almost as long as the sport. It's the
one subject that no one wants to discuss. Wrestler, Justin Abdou
breaks the silence and discusses the importance of proper weight
loss in wrestling.
Truth About Ring Worm
Have you ever had to deal with ring worm?
If you have, you know how quickly it can spread throughout the
wrestling community. But while the disease can pose problems,
you can take steps to prevent it from causing grief for you and
Should You Eat Before Exercising?
Is what you eat before a competition important to you? Nutrition
expert, Patricia, explains the best food
to eat before exercise and competition.