Tag Archives: Athletes

CrossFit CEO’s George Floyd Tweet Causes Reebok, Athletes, and Gyms to Drop Partnerships

The Washington PostGetty Images Brands, gyms, and athletes are ending their affiliations with CrossFit after CEO Greg Glassman tweeted an insensitive remark about George Floyd and the current Black Lives Matter protests happening around the country. On June 4, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation tweeted a statement which called racism and discrimination “critical… Read More »

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death

Sickle cell anaemia makes red blood cells an elongated sickle shape rather than roundedEye of Science/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson A cluster of unexplained deaths of US athletes while exercising could be down to several genes that affect the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. The findings could be turned into a… Read More »

Creatine: Nutrition for Athletes

Many novice bodybuilders and powerlifters will sooner or later come to the conclusion that it would be good to include dietary supplements in the training cycle. One of the main products is creatine monophosphate. Let’s look at the principle of its action in the body. Creatine is a nitrogen-containing compound derived from an amino acid… Read More »