I often get asked when kids should start working out in the weight room.  The old idea that lifting weights stunts growth still confuses me. First, lifting weights will not stunt growth in young boys or girls. However, lifting wrong will for sure damage the body. The issue with kids lifting is th...

I love athletes. Sports prepare you for success like nothing else can. I have had the pleasure of working with athletes of all ages including both professionals and amateurs. I had a conversation with the mom of a child taking gymnastics that summed up my love for what sports teaches. She was tel...

I keep hearing people talk about how chocolate milk is good for building muscle, and I have seen it advertised as post-workout goodness. In my opinion, this is not the case at all. Many studies are linking milk to inflammation and gut issues. Excess inflammation and decreasing the functioning of ...