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Golf Athletes: Gain mental focus and energy on the back 9 holes

  Even when you’re playing for “fun,” there’s still an intrinsic competitiveness in the sport of Golf. If not with fellow golfers, then with yourself to lower your score or improve an aspect of your game. So we checked in with Golf Fitness Trainer Kristy Breuler to make sure as you round the corner to… read more

6 Key Exercises: Why Workouts Should Start with Stabilization & Core

Stabilization is the ability of the body to maintain postural equilibrium and support joints during movement. Or maintain correct posture during movements. That’s why NASM-certified 15-year personal trainer Susan Zettell starts all of her clients with stabilization & core exercises. “When you train with controlled, unstable exercises, you can increase the body’s ability to stabilize… read more

Why Gluten-Free Whole Grains Belong In Your Diet

  Sometimes it pays to invest in something. For example, cheaping out on your shoes is a horrible idea. You’re on your feet all day, and for those of us who train hard in the gym, proper foot and arch support can keep your dogs from barking and your lower back from aching. With food,… read more

Ladies, Increase Your Golf Grip with These Tips

Among the most common challenges for female golfers is a strong grip, which has great benefits, including a cure for slicing and a lack of power. That’ s why we checked in with Kristy Breuler for a strengthening exercise to increase grip strength on the course. Take a look at this golf grip strengthening video and… read more

Detroit Marathon Runners: Prove Everything With P4

You can feel it already. The brisk October Michigan air awakening your senses as you gather at Fort and Cass Sunday morning, October 18th. It’s the morning of the 2015 Detroit Marathon. Your rhythmic steps seem to echo the beats of Motown as you pass through historic Corktown and Indian Village, the natural beauty of Belle… read more

6 Ways Athletes Can Enhance Their Endurance

Looking to maintain your energy rush through your last rep? Here’s how … 1. HIT It! High-intensity intervals — whether using weights or doing cardio — combines a rapid pace with low-intensity exercise for a determined period of time. So, think sprinting for one minute, and then walking for 30 seconds, for a 5 to… read more

The Benefits of Planks

If you surf the internet as often as some of us — hey, you can’t train 24 hours per day! — you may have seen a lot of 30-day challenges popping up lately. One of the more popular ones involves a plank, which promises to give you shredded abs and a taut core. Here’s one… read more

Meet PROVEN Athlete: James Ihedigbo

What motivates Strong Safety James Ihedigbo on the field? The fear of failure. I want to be the best. James lives by his mantra to outwork everyone so he can take advantage of any opportunity put in front of him. And thats why were proud to have James and his indelible athleticism on the P4 Team. Following… read more

Drink This: P4’s Energy Banana-Tangerine Smoothie

P4’s workout supplement Energy Formula isn’t just a pre- or intra-workout energy booster. Sure, high-quality ingredients such as electrolytes, caffeine, a carb-loader and green tea extract allow it to work great in that role but it can also be used whenever you’re in need of more energy. Some athletes even sub Energy Formula for morning… read more

8 Ways To Make Your Memorial Day BBQ Healthier

Don’t allow your Memorial Day barbecue to become your dietary downfall. First, skip the booze. Alcohol metabolizes before food, and those extra, empty calories are often stored as fat. Stick to water, or if you’re going to imbibe in an adult beverage, stick to wine (which has resveratrol, a plant compound, that has been known… read more