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How Golfers Can Improve Mobility & Their Game

The best, most powerful and precise golf swings are products of smooth mechanics and countless hours on the links. As anyone who saw the ‘90’s Adam Sandler flick Billy Madison and tried to mimic his wonky swing knows that when you try to muscle your tee shot you’ll get a nasty slice or hook. And you’d better… read more

Power Lifter. Power Parent. Power Life.

You’ve heard of super moms, but Power Moms – make that Proven Power Moms – are a far rarer phenomenon. We were honored to spend some time with Rylee Johnson, Power Lifter and Mom of three kids under the age of four. So how does a high school athlete push herself to become a long term Power… read more

​5 Tips To Help You Stop Eating on Autopilot

A recent study showed that eating less can improve mood, sleep, and sex drive in healthy people. That means even serious athletes and lifters can benefit from tightening the screws on their diets and cutting out excess meals and snacking. But how do you do that if you’re someone who eats on autopilot or has developed habits… read more

Do it: Overhead Walk

The overhead walk is a simple exercise to describe, but execution can be tricky. All you do is hoist a kettlebell or dumbbell directly over your head with one arm, keeping your elbow locked out as you walk 25-30 feet. Then you turn around and switch arms. Easy,right? However, to do it properly you’ll be… read more

Proven4 Holiday Gift Guide: 2016

Yes, it’s the most wondering time of year for giving. On the flip side, it’s also one of the rare opportunities you have to get friends, family, boyfriends, or girlfriends to pony up and buy you the things you’ve been wanting … but not wanting to spend money on. These things are all sport and… read more

Intro to Turmeric

Turmeric is a plant — Curcuma longa — that’s native to India. It’s also one of the main ingredients in curry. The peppery flavor comes from curcumin, which is often erroneously used interchangeably with turmeric. Curcumin is a phenol with antibacterial properties and a compound that is part of turmeric. You can eat the turmeric… read more

How Tabata training can help you build muscle.

Tabata is a form of high-intensity interval training that was created by scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata and researchers from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Tokyo. It calls on an athlete to train 20 seconds on, and 10 seconds off for eight rounds. Doing one exercise, say, mountain climbers, would be tough enough.… read more

DISCOVER 3 PRE GAME FLAVORS– ALL NSF Certified for SPORT!

What’s the flavor of your latest workout drink? Let us guess: “Chocolate”? “Strawberry”? “Vanilla?” Those quotation marks are totally intentional, by the way. Why? Because we all know the minute you take a swig of that faux-flavored workout drink, your brain is having a serious side-conversation with your taste buds about “lowering expectations” and “how… read more

The Many Benefits of Landmine Training!

If you’re unfamiliar with the landmine training device, it’s a relatively small and basic looking piece of equipment that’s probably covered in dust and stuffed into a lonely corner at the gym. Here’s why it’s time to blow the dust off of it: The landmine is a tube/pivot sleeve in which you insert an Olympic… read more

Yoga vs. Pilates? What’s the difference?

More and more professional and top-level athletes are partaking in yoga and Pilates nowadays, including Chicago Cubs ace pitcher Jake Arietta, and mixed martial arts champ Conor McGregor. While both disciplines offer ample benefits, the two activities differ in execution and focus. Yoga is more about full-body stretching and mindful awareness using static holds; it’s… read more

Spooky Health Facts That’ll Scare You Back to the Gym!

Halloween is upon us but even spookier than the creepiest ghoul mask or terrifying scary movie is that in the U.S. roughly 600 million pounds of candy is sold each year for Halloween. What’s more, 90 million pounds of that being chocolate sold the week of. <<Shudder>> If you’re an athlete, active person, or anyone… read more

Protein 101 for Athletes

P4’s sports supplements Pre Game Formula and Energy Formula has you covered when it comes to delivering a huge energy rush before and during a workout; and post-workout, Recovery Push Formula provides caffeine-free energy, electrolytes, and a vitamin matrix that can help aid the recovery process. But protein is another component of the recovery equation.… read more