When heat is on, handle it right By Craig Horswill, Gatorade Sports Science Institute   Between the handball court and the showers, players often detour to the sauna, steam room […]

Core Muscles

Core of the matter: It’s best to add strength Gatorade Sports Science Institute     Training your core muscles will optimize your court performance. Strengthening your body’s core is essential […]


Beware! Overtraining might make you sick By David C. Nieman     Be sure to exercise the proper amount so problems don’t arise on the court.  A common perception exists […]


Here’s how to understand carbohydrates By Mitchell Kanter     Carbohydrates are essential nutrients for players engaging in tournament matches. In spite of efforts to make food labels more understandable, […]


Sorry to break the news: Step away from the bar By Jacqueline R. Berning     If it’s water instead of beer in that cup, this hefty fellow will be […]