With the FIFA Men’s World Cup going on, I’m sure you’ve seen what seems to be one of the most common ‘injuries’ in soccer: muscle cramps.
Characterized by the image above, we often see fellow teammates holding up the cramping leg and pushing at the foot attempting to stretch out the calf (which is typically what tends to cramp first for most).
And while you may have seen medical personnel run out and use the ‘magic spray’ to treat...
Why You Can’t Just Obey Your Thirst
Hot days, training, and not enough sleep make your body tired and thirsty. And if you don’t pay attention, you might not drink enough to stay hydrated.
Thirst is the body’s way of telling you that it is low on fluids. So, once you feel thirsty, you’re actually already dehydrated. Ok, you might be thinking: So what?
Well, I hate to break it to you my friend, but for an athlete who is already expending energy training or competing,...