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Hamstrung by the Hamstring – Treatment and Prevention, Part 1

Mens 50-54 100m - USATF Masters Outdoor Championships 2013

This guest post was written by Dr. Allan Tissenbaum. He is an Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Pittsburgh, PA, specializing in both Surgery and Sports Medicine. Outside of work, he is a top ranked Masters Sprinter winning several National titles in the M50 category and prior years.  He has run … [Read more...]

Interview with Bill Collins, former WR holder and Masters Sprinter


This is part 12 of the Freelap Friday Five Series, 2013 Edition. To review the 16 part 2012 edition, click here. Part 1 was Matt Scherer, Professional Pacer-Rabbit. Part 2 was Stuart McMillan, Bobsled and former UKA Sprint Coach. Part 3 was Dean Starkey, PV Coach and former Elite Pole Vaulter. … [Read more...]

Research Review: Testosterone, Growth Hormone, Nutrition and Training

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Here is a follow up on my case study on How to Track and Improve your Testosterone & Zinc levels Naturally with InsideTracker. Q –  After reading Dr. Stone's interview, it seems that heavy training is important to help hormones for power and recovery. Any special … [Read more...]

InsideTracker: How to Track and Improve your Testosterone & Zinc levels, Naturally

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This is Part 4 of a multi-part series.  Part 1 discussed Testosterone Creams & Gels: Victor Conte Revisited. Part 2 discussed How To Increase Natural Testosterone, Naturally.  Part 3 covered Sleep Deprivation and Testosterone Levels. In all the years I’ve coached, it’s amazing to … [Read more...]

Dynamic Warm-up, Static Stretching and Post-activation Potentiation [PODCAST]

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I have an expression for myself and my athletes. “Do whatever you have to do to get ready for your race”. When that gun goes off, you want both muscle and nerve fibers ready to fire at 100%. So in terms of a timeline, the activity before the race is called a “warm up”.  Afterwards, it’s … [Read more...]

Testosterone Creams & Gels: Victor Conte Revisited

Balco founder Victor Conte.

DISCLAIMER: Artificial testosterone, whether creams, orals or injections,  is a prohibited substance for tested athletes, including Masters athletes. This article is not to encourage you to take testosterone, but to educate you. It’s no secret men over 50 are getting testosterone injections … [Read more...]