Ebel Athletics

Basalt, United States

Ebel Athletics

Basalt, United States

Ebel's Posts

Sport Specific Training vs. GPP

8 May 2023

Athletes across various sports and disciplines spend countless hours training to improve their performance. However, there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that training for general physical preparedness (GPP) can enhance an athlete’s overall athletic abilities and help them outperform athletes who train exclusively for their specific sport. This paper will explore the importance […]

The Importance of Consistency

8 May 2023

Consistency is the key to success in any area of life. It is especially important when it comes to health and wellness. From sleep to nutrition, consistency plays a critical role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In this paper, we will explore the importance of consistency in human beings, with a particular focus on sleep […]

Bend to Win: The Importance of Full Range of Motion

5 May 2023

As athletes, we often focus on building strength, power, and speed. However, we often overlook the importance of flexibility and range of motion. Research has shown that flexibility can have a significant impact on reaction time and overall athletic performance. In this article, we will explore the importance of full range of motion flexibility and […]

Insulin Sensitivity: A Misunderstood Concept

5 May 2023

The concept of insulin sensitivity is often misunderstood, leading many to believe that it is a permanent state that cannot be reversed. However, with the right approach to nutrition and exercise, anyone can improve their insulin sensitivity and ultimately reverse it. In this paper, we will delve deeper into this topic, exploring the science behind […]

The Science of Stretching for Optimal Athletic Performance

5 May 2023

As an athlete, stretching is an essential part of your training routine. However, not all of it is created equal. Timing is everything when it comes to stretching. Whether it’s before or after exercise, knowing when to stretch can impact your performance and recovery. Here’s what you need to know about the proper time to […]

Hypertrophy Training

17 Apr 2023

Hypertrophy training refers to the type of training that focuses on increasing muscle size by inducing muscle hypertrophy. It is an essential part of any muscle-building program and is often misunderstood. Many people believe that lifting heavy weights for low reps is the key to building muscle mass, but hypertrophy training involves a different approach. […]

Micronutrients

17 Apr 2023

Micronutrients are essential vitamins and minerals that the body requires in small amounts to function optimally. Despite their small size, micronutrients play a crucial role in many bodily functions, including energy production, immune system function, and bone health. It is important to consume these nutrients in the right amounts to maintain optimal health and prevent […]

Everything Creatine!

16 Apr 2023

Creatine is a naturally occurring compound found in muscle tissue and plays an important role in energy metabolism. It is important to understand how this compund works in the body. Creatine is converted into phosphocreatine, which is stored in muscle tissue and used to produce ATP. This is the primary source of energy for muscle contractions. […]

Bioavailability in Protein Sources – What is It?

14 Apr 2023

Protein is an essential macronutrient that plays a crucial role in muscle growth and repair. However, not all protein sources are created equal when it comes to bioavailability – the extent to which the body can digest and absorb the amino acids in a protein source. Maximizing bioavailability is key to optimizing muscle growth and […]

Protein for Athletic Performance and Weightloss

14 Apr 2023

Protein is an essential macronutrient that is necessary for a variety of functions in the body. Some of the most important are: building and repairing muscle tissue, producing hormones, and maintaining the immune system. For those who are physically active, getting enough protein is especially important, as it helps to support muscle growth and recovery. […]