Natalie “Killface” Morgan’s last victory (a masterful spinning back elbow knock out!) has been shared thousands of times since April. What’s even more noteworthy about that KO is that it was vs. China’s Sung Jing in the first round of the all female international tournament, World Muay Thai Angels. It must also be noted that […]
I’ve traveled quite a bit this year to play volleyball already and have a few more volleyball trips planned within the next few months. I wanted to share some of the foods on my packing list that will help me eat healthy and maintain optimum athletic performance. Whether you’re traveling for an out-of-town competition or […]
The foods that athletes consume before, during and after a full-day volleyball tournament can have a huge impact on their performance during competition and recovery after they are done playing. Here are a few tips for what foods to eat and when to eat them for optimum performance and recovery. Before The foods that you consume 2-3 […]
Ergogenic aids are substances or devices used to improve athletic performance by improving the production of energy in the body. These substances can be nutritional or non-nutritional and can exhibit physiological or psychological effects.
I had the pleasure of catching up with Thomas from HordoN HEALTH to pick his brain a bit about tendinitis which something I’ve been hearing a lot about amongst athletes lately. I learned a lot about what it is, how it can be treated if you already have it, and how it can be prevented. […]
Our January 2017 HGAbox was the very first one we ever shipped and we think it turned out pretty well! We partnered with 7 eco-friendly brands to deliver a box of high-quality products to our athletes. Read more about them below.
In my last post, I wrote about 10 foods to speed up recovery after training or injury. This recipe is not only a delicious snack without all the chemicals in the store-bought brands but it also has powerful healing properties with 3 of the 10 foods on the list!
In addition to soft-tissue work, nutrition can play a significant role in recovery between workouts and from injuries. Incorporating these foods into your diet on a daily or weekly basis below will help speed up the healing process and will also promote optimum health.