An ÖTILLÖ Swimrun 2021 Recap

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun is a different kind of marathon. By now you probably know this about me, but when it comes to sports, I like to try out all kinds of different things. The ÖtillÖ (island-to-island) Swimrun is a marathon that originated in Sweden. For a full breakdown of what it is, read this. SufficeContinue reading “An ÖTILLÖ Swimrun 2021 Recap”

Best Antifungal Soaps for Sports

When it comes to the needs of athletes, not all soaps are created equal. Anyone who has ever been really into playing competitive sports can tell you, athletes have a different set of needs than your average person. Athletes have different diets, require different clothes, maintain different schedules, and have different needs in terms ofContinue reading “Best Antifungal Soaps for Sports”

Considerations for Return to Exercise Following Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 in the Recreational Athlete

For athletes, returning to exercise after recovering from Covid-19 presents some interesting challenges. This year, Covid-19 has affected millions of people across the globe. The elderly and immune-compromised are the most at-risk, but the virus takes a toll on anyone who contracts it, and sometimes leaves lasting side effects. For athletes, this presents a particularContinue reading “Considerations for Return to Exercise Following Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19 in the Recreational Athlete”

For Athletes Unable to Compete in Sports, the Mental Struggle is Real

Athletes are uniquely qualified to handle the mental issues of this pandemic. As a life-long athlete, I can tell you that it is both a state of mind, and a way of life. When you get involved in competitive sports from a young age, it conditions you to crave the camaraderie of a team, theContinue reading “For Athletes Unable to Compete in Sports, the Mental Struggle is Real”

What to Do in the Athletic Off Season

For an athlete, rest and recovery is as important as working out. It’s a fact of life that everything happens in seasons. The year is broken down into spring, summer, autumn, and winter. But there is also awards season, football season, bikini season, the holiday season, and of course workout season. One could argue thatContinue reading “What to Do in the Athletic Off Season”

Should You Try Cryotherapy for Sports Recovery?

Cryotherapy is a relatively new therapy trend in the sports world, but is it safe? They say that in life, there are no short cuts. That may be true, but it doesn’t stop humans from constantly trying to come up with ways to speed things up, especially in the field of sports recovery. Cryotherapy isContinue reading “Should You Try Cryotherapy for Sports Recovery?”

Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?

Can a ketogenic diet be harmful for athletes? As anyone with Facebook knows, ketogenic diets are currently everywhere. In fact, just yesterday I wrote an article on the pros and cons of the keto diet. And I would be remiss if I didn’t state once again, that I think fad diets are a short term solutionContinue reading “Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?”