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Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctua...

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

5 Things I Learned From Using the Wearable Designed for Professional Athletes

The WHOOP has become the go-to wearable of elite athletes. The NFL Players Association recently announced a five-year partnership with WHOOP in whi...

What's the Difference Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

The Latest Technique in Sports Performance Physical Therapy When it comes to new age physical therapy techniques changing the game in the rehabilitation...

5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout

There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...

WATCH: You'll Never Believe How High This Pro Bodybuilder Can Jump

The Vertical Jump test is used at the NFL Combine to assess athleticism, and it's one of the most important events at the Combine. Although it's...

3 Steps to Alleviate a Sore Neck

One of the more common problems/injuries that I see in the athletic training clinic is a sore neck. Whether it is a lacrosse player sustaining a big hit...

10-Minute Ankle-Strengthening Program

10 Minute Ankle Strengthening Program As a Certified Athletic Trainer, one of the most common injuries that I see in sports is the inversion ankle...

Explosive Power Tips from UFC Fighter Jessica Eye

In martial arts, explosive power and speed is paramount. Quick movement, the ability to close the gap between your opponent and powerful striking are...

Elevate Your Game at Duane Carlisle's Elite Performance Camp

Want a taste of what it's like to train at a Division I school? If so, check out Coach Duane Carlisle's Elite Performance Camp. Coach Carlisle, d...

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