Articles by Beth Skwarecki
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True or False: Glucosamine & Chondroitin Keep Your Joints Healthy


If you're smart, you think about your knees a lot. They're crucial to lifting, to running, to almost every sport, and they're worth taking good care o... Continue reading
True or False: Ice baths are good for recovery


Last month I tackled the question of whether ice helps you recover from injuries. This time, we're back in the freezer: what about the painfully belov... Continue reading
True or false: Ice is Good for Minor Injuries


It's a no-brainer for anything you've hurt: Whatever it is, wherever it is, put an ice pack on it. From bruises on up to sprains and muscle pulls and ... Continue reading
True or False: Alcohol Sabotages Your Recovery


Tell me I'm not the only fan of the post-workout shower beer. You know, when you've had a long day and then a hard workout, and your need for a hot sh... Continue reading
True or false: Calipers Are The Best Way To Measure Body Fat


I'm sorry to tell you that the best way to measure body fat is expensive and very inconvenient. It's also at odds with your training goals, whatever t... Continue reading
True or False: Music helps you work harder


Picking the perfect playlist makes you feel really alive, doesn't it? The beat pumps you up. Listening to a rock star makes you feel like a rock star.... Continue reading
True or False: Stretching helps you recover


Stretching used to be so simple. You were supposed to do it at every workout, it was supposed to keep you safe and limber, and now look what's happene... Continue reading
True or False: You can't build muscle with body weight exercises


They're equally perfect for cramped hotel rooms, sunny days in the park, and snowy days when you can't leave your house. They're cheaper than any gym ... Continue reading
True or False: You need 8 Cups of Water a Day


You have your choice of guidelines: Drink eight glasses a day. Drink four cups an hour during exercise. Weigh yourself before and after workouts. Whip... Continue reading
True or False: Muscle soreness means you're getting stronger


Whether you're hitting the gym again after a too-long holiday break, or you've hopped on the resolution bandwagon with some new ambitious goals, maybe... Continue reading
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