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Our Lady of the Kettlebells Womens Racerback Tank

Our first Full-Color womens tank. This is an incredibly beautiful tank and we are proud and excited about it. We’ve only made 23 for this first …

Depression Brain: Folate and Anti-Oxidants May Help

Depression brain. Depression damages the brain and contributes to memory problems<p>Depression is a brain disorder that interferes with many aspects of …

Depression

Caffeine timing: 45 minutes before competition

Summary: athletic performance is generally better in the afternoon than in the morning. Caffeine timing may be important. Caffeine levels peak in the …

Coffee

Quinoa stimulates protein synthesis via phytoecdysteroids

Summary: While Quinoa contains saponins, not all saponins are harmful. Some are anti-oxidants and are probably health protective. Quinoa, as most …

Nutrition

Is Chewing Gum Good for Teeth? It may help build jaw strength

Exercise, especially weight-bearing exercise, builds bone and protects against osteoporosis and frailty later in life. Unfortunately, only bone under …

Holistic Medicine

Honey for wounds and pain relief: is it good for ripped hands?

If you have tried Crossfit you have probably ripped your hands at some point. Ripped hands can be painful. They can also keep you from working out. …

Masters Athletes maintain high testosterone levels

Masters Athletes Testosterone<p>A WODMasters with way more testosterone than is good for him. Shops at WODMasters online Store.<p>Testosterone makes men . …

Body Fat

Anti-Oxidants can increase risk of Cancer?

Basics: The anti-oxidant EGCG can cause DNA strand breaks and mutations.<p>This shirt may protect the wearer from injury, insult and poor health. You …

Womens Resistance Training. Is it as good for them as it is for us?

Adding resistance training can make you a stronger woman. Shop for all your strong woman needs at WODMASTERS Gear<p>Resistance training triggers a …

Working out in the heat: how and why it makes workouts hard.

Why is working out in heat so damn hard?<p>This article was original titled “What are we fighting when we try to push through a challenging workout?” …

Depression Brain: Folate and Anti-Oxidants May Help

Depression brain. Depression damages the brain and contributes to memory problems<p>Depression is a brain disorder that interferes with many aspects of …

Paleo Breath and Ammonia in Breath and Sweat

If you have recently started a high protein diet and are wondering why your breath smells so bad . . .<p>Paleo Breath is common among people following …

Training for the Crossfit Games: Ammonia released during exercise may be the cause of fatigue.

Ammonia may be a central player in fatigue and exhaustion. Exercise releases of ammonia into the blood stream. Once in the blood stream it travels to …

Antioxidants

Masters Athletes Need More Protein than Younger Athletes - WODMasters: Stiff Competition

Masters Athletes may have some nutritional needs that differ from those of younger athletes. By Masters, we’re referring to athletes over age 40. …

Nutrition

Anemia Iron Deficiency and Athletes

Iron deficiency may slow down athletes, impair training and just making working out harder than it needs to be.<p>The Iron part of anemia, iron …

Cognitive Impairment

Beets for Speed and Power. Walnuts for Endurance

All Seeing Eye Pood Kettlebell Shirt for men. Beets and walnuts make you harder to kill. The shirt will too. Our model is Olympic Lifting Coach Dutch …

Nutrition

Benefits of sprinting and jumping for Long-term Health and Fitness

Benefits Sprinting and Jumping: New Evidence<p>I began distance running at the age of 12 and have kept with it for decades now. Running at a mellow pace …

Exercise

Protein intake throughout the day is better than a high-protein dinner

<b>New research on protein intake: protein each meal results in more muscle protein synthesis than the same amount of protein eaten in one meal</b><p>For best …

High protein diet is protective for older people

We’ve written several articles on the apparent benefits of a higher protein diet for the older athlete. Loss of muscle mass starts fairly early and …

CrossFit Masters Nutrition: Protein Intake for Muscle and Bone. - WODMasters: Stiff Competition

Current recommended protein intake for people over the age of 19 is 0.8 g/kg/day. A lot of strength trainers and CrossFit trainers will recommend a …

Mastering Box Jumps: agility training will make you stronger. - WODMasters: Stiff Competition

Box Jumps and Injury<p>Master Athlete Amy Kramer (on the box jump).<p>Change (unfortunately, not for the better)in ability to see well, shift focus, and …

Protecting children from Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

What is Celiac Disease?<p>Celiac disease is a problem of auto-immunity and exposure to the plant protein gluten. It can be a rough road, especially for …

Celiac Disease

WODMASTERS Health Nutrition Fitness Research

Research

Caffeine Coffee Timing: tips for competition and performance

Caffeine Coffee Tea (Coke?). First we’ll start off talking about the importance of time of day in athletic performance.<p>Compete, if possible, in the …

Coffee

Masters Athletes: Long-Term Impact of Strength Training.

A Crossfit Masters Athlete shares his outlook with a young Crossfit trainer at CrossFit Seven in Fort Worth, TX<p>We can expect to lose about 1% of our …

Exercise

Timing of Protein Intake Builds and Protects Muscles.

Timing of Protein intake builds muscles after resistance training.<p>Timing of protein intake can matter. Before or shortly after exercise seems to work …

Nutrition

Children's outdoor play may protect them from nearsightedness

Too much time spent indoors may make children nearsighted. Not long ago people thought that reading too much was bad for the eyes, or that other …

Optometry

Crossfit Paleo Diet: Low-carb high-fat diets impair glucose tolerance

Low Low carb diets may work better when people wear WODMASTERS workout shirts.<p>Low carb diets are very popular now. This post is about a new research …

Diabetes