Detox is more than just a diet trend; it's a critical element of athletic performance. Whether plagued by playoff cramps like LeBron or just exhausted all day at the office, detox done properly can lead to massive physical improvement. Top physician Dr. Jeffrey Morrison specializes in detoxification and joins Erin Sharoni on this episode.
The U.S. Air Force Research Lab is a place where science fiction meets real technology. Some incredible performance-enhancing military tools are in development, and they're as applicable to Special Forces as they are to professional athletes and soccer moms. Lead scientist Dr. Josh Hagen joins Erin Sharoni in this episode to discuss skin biosensors, the science of sweat, and more.
What goes on in an athlete's head when standing at a free throw line in front of 20,000 screaming fans? The mind is just as important as the body when it comes to winning. Denise Shull, a performance consultant and leader in the field of risk psychology, joins Erin Sharoni for Sport Psych 101.
They don't dunk but they do come through in the clutch, and their training puts even the most grueling preseason camps to shame. The Pararescue Jumpers of the US Air Force special forces are in a league of their own, functioning as part of a "Human-Based Weapon System." In this special episode, four Pararescuemen join Erin Sharoni & Michael Hurcomb to discuss what it takes to train for and serve as part of an elite special ops team.
What do lemurs, whales and toads have in common with humans? They all move their bodies in asymmetrical patterns, which increases the risk of injury. Add professional sports to the mix, and it becomes a recipe for ankle sprains and groin strains galore! Pro athlete strength coach Matthew Uohara joins Erin Sharoni and Michael Hurcomb to discuss NBA and NHL injury prevention in this special Playoffs Edition episode.