running
Sports Med

The Role of Sports Medicine in Endurance Athletics

July 17, 2017 0

I’m always jealous of reading articles about elite runners and their sports medicine teams. They have daily access to sports medicine doctors, physical therapists, nutritionists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and the list goes on. If […]

Yoga
Training

Mandatory Pit Stop

May 16, 2017 0

Several months ago I had scheduled a workout with my friend Carmen. Carmen is a pretty intense triathlete who never misses a workout. On this particular day, however, she was over twenty minutes late and […]

Dr. Michael Ross
Training

The Science of Speed

May 15, 2017 0

Feel free to think of The Performance Lab and Velocity Sports as a store for athletes. Only this store doesn’t have shelves stocked with Ramen – and Batter Blaster. Instead, it sells strength, speed, agility, […]

endurance food
Food & Nutrition

How Many Calories???

May 14, 2017 0

When you go for a run, a ride, a swim, or do a tri, do you wonder – will I have enough energy for the whole thing? And when you get to longer distances, like […]

hydration
Food & Nutrition

Finished From The Start

April 27, 2017 0

Most people get so wrapped up in pre-race training and exercise that they forget about focusing on nutrition until the last minute. However if you’re going to train like an athlete, you’ll also need to […]

hyrdration
Food & Nutrition

Hydration & Supplementation for Endurance

April 14, 2017 0

Countless times each season, I will have athletes tell me “I had a great race until I cramped up,” or “I was racing phenomenally until I bonked!” These experiences occur each and every year, to […]

Metabolic Field Testing
Sports Med

Metabolic Field Testing

April 5, 2017 0

Have you ever shown up at the doctor’s office and, suddenly, your main problem has gone away? I’m sure you have, because it happens all the time. Usually there is some sort of provocative test […]

Strength training
Training

Counterfeit Strength Training

April 4, 2017 0

Are there really counterfeit forms of strength training? As long as you get stronger with your workout routine, it means that you are getting stronger and will perform better, right? Wrong. Counterfeit strength training has […]

Sports Med

A Sports Medicine Look at Barefoot Running

April 4, 2017 0

The forefoot/midfoot strike has gained popularity recently among runners, triathletes and ultra-marathoners. While there is nothing new about it, barefoot running (and the oxymoronic “barefoot running shoes”) have regained popularity in large part due to […]