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ACSM In The News

ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

The Ways to Avoid Feeling Off During Workouts

by Rachel Bachman | Sep 03, 2014

One of the mysteries of being physically active is when the same workout feels great one week and lousy the next. Why does a routine 4-mile run or hourlong yoga class suddenly morph into the last leg of an Ironman triathlon?

Bad workouts happen to everyone, from professional athletes to office workers trying to carve out 30 minutes at the gym.

Coaches and academics can identify many factors to explain this mystery. In short, much of what you eat, drink and even think about can affect how you exercise.

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