Many people will drink coffee to give themselves an extra boost to start their day. However, it’s still worth asking if it’s OK to drink coffee before a workout to give yourself that extra caffeine boost. Coffee can be beneficial to a workout in some ways because of caffeine which is naturally concentrated in coffee […]
Reports are out this week that Samsung and Under Armour executives are meeting over an apparent deal similar to Nike’s deal with Apple. If you haven’t noticed yet, Nike and Apple have been making serious waves about partnering up to create a wearable beyond the line of “Nike+” apps. It’s not secret that Apple and […]
Earlier this year, we wrote a detailed post on which fitness wearables were the best fit for high school and college athletes. Today, there is a wide range of wearables that could be appropriate for athletes and no one is a clear leader. On the simpler end of that spectrum is Fitbit which simply tracks […]
Video editing is normally known as grinding task for athletic coaches – think late nights breaking down post-game film or recruiting tapes. However, video editing can be a powerful tool for strength coaches without the headache of traditional film crunching. Imagine recording each athlete and quickly running it back for a side-by-side comparison in the weight […]
In a world where going viral means starting a new trend, virtually any press is good press. On the surface, it may seem that wearables can do athletes a world of good, but it’s time to separate truth from fiction.
The all-natural “Mind & Muscle Fuel” gel shots sport 100 mg of caffeine on just 90 calories. Although we had not tried any gel shots so far, we were interested to see how feasible it was to first ingest one of these and then observe the effect on our strength workouts. What we found out […]
Vitargo S2 is a muscle fuel & recovery supplement made by the friendly people over at GENR8. One of these powder packets stores only 280 calories and 70 carbs – that’s it – so it can be added with any of your protein or amino acid supplements. The patented formula’s main ingredient, fractionated barley amylopectin, is […]
There are so many tools for working out, it can be overwhelming to figure out which ones are actually useful. So when Matt from Fat Gripz offered us 15 pairs of their product we were interested to see if they’d work. Fat Gripz add width to dumbbell handles and barbells, the idea being when you […]