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Why Jumping Rope is a Must for Athletes

The jump rope is an exercise that a lot of us spent a few days on in PE during elementary school and then forgot all about. But it is an extremely...

Arian Foster Uses Instagram Videos to Show NFL Teams He's Recovered from Achilles Injury

The Houston Texans released four-time Pro Bowler Arian Foster in March. Foster has battled injuries since 2013, when he had issues with his back. Mo...

Battle Growth Spurt Pain With These 3 Stretches

Are you or your young athletes experiencing growth spurt pain in the ankles or knees? Young athletes that are going through puberty will have rapid...

WATCH: Idaho State Hurdler Ruptures Achilles Mid-Race, Still Finishes

If a track runner gets injured in the midst of an event, he or she is not likely to finish the race. But that was not the case with Idaho State hurd...

WATCH: Kobe Bryant Gets His Disclocated Finger Popped Back into Place, Fan's Reaction is Priceless

Kobe Bryant is a stone-cold badass. When the future Hall-of-Famer tore his achilles tendon in 2013, he stayed on the court to shoot two free throws ...

Watch Minnesota's Nikola Pekovic Throw Medicine Balls Into Outer Space

Nikola Pekovic is a giant of a man. He looks like a grizzly bear fused with a lumberjack, so it should come as no surprise that he gets loose and ...

Life After CrossFit: Julie Foucher Discusses Her Recovery From a Career-Ending Injury

Julie Foucher walks across the gym floor ... on her hands. This might seem impressive, but to Foucher, who placed second in the 2012 CrossFit games,...

Nike Unveils the Kobe X, Kobe Bryant's 10th Signature Shoe

Today, Nike unveiled the Kobe X, Kobe Bryant's 10th signature shoe. Continuing the low-cut style implemented back in '09, the new Kobe shoe has...

Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Prevention and Recovery

As an athlete, an Achilles tendon injury means major downtime and a long road to recovery. However, with more modern rehab programs as well as a...

Box Jumps: Are They Really Worth It?

Before reading this, I'm going to have to you to repeat something 10 times to yourself. You can do this quietly or you can do this out loud. "Just...

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