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Are You Getting Enough Sleep to Recover?

Sleeping is an aspect of recovery that has recently become more emphasized amongst athletes and non-athletes alike. As an athlete, the body is frequently put under great stress with training in order to improve performance in athletic competition. Therefore, proper 

Nutrition Essentials for Sports Performance

Proper nutrition is essential in optimizing performance and enhancing recovery prior to and following exercise. Before an athlete participates in a training session or game it is important that they consume a proper meal containing a balance of carbohydrates

Nutrition Essentials for Sports Performance

Proper nutrition is essential in optimizing performance and enhancing recovery prior to and following exercise. Before an athlete participates in a training session or game it is important that they consume a proper meal containing a balance of carbohydrates

5 Keys to Proper Hydration

As summer gears up and athletes participate in tryouts, workouts, camps, and other activities, proper hydration is critical to optimal health and performance. When athletes engage in physical activity while dehydrated, they will likely see a decrease in performance, muscle cramping, increased heart rate, nausea, fatigue, headache, and light-headedness.  Here are some keys to staying hydrated this summer:
 

Static Stretching Post-Workout

Static stretching is an aspect of training that is frequently overlooked by athletes, coaches, and trainers. However, this is an extremely important feature of training that needs to be done much more often, as it greatly aids the recovery process. There are discussions out there that state 

Training Tips for Competitive Cheer

All athletes need of periods of rest prior throughout the season. In respect to competitive cheerleading, any rest period before the upcoming season is limited and short. To prevent overuse injuries while staying in shape for 

Preparing for Hockey Tryouts

Tryout season can be almost as stressful as the regular season. Players are jockeying for positions,  coaches are searching for the right players to fill their squad and parents are trying to understand what would be best for their son or daughter. Leading up to tryouts, there are things players can do to make sure they are as prepared as possible for a good showing when the time comes.

Core Stability Isn't Just Sit Ups

When most people think about core or abdominal exercises, they think sit ups and planks. Though these exercises can be effective, can we do it better? Many of the most popular core exercises are performed on the floor. The issue is that most of the sports we play occur standing up. With this in mind, adding core exercises in a standing position, 

Baseball Safety: Before Taking the Field

First and foremost, know your athletes.

Improve Your Core Stability with this Easy Series

Core stability plays a huge roll in both sports performance and injury prevention. The core musculature includes any muscle that attaches to the pelvic bone. These include the abdominals, erector spinae and glutes to name a few.

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