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Exercise of the Month

Exercise of the Month- Single leg straight leg deadlift variation

Back to Basics

As athletes return to training for their sports, one of the key factors that will help them succeed is starting with the basics.  For most people, activity levels for the past few months have been relatively lower and less sport-specific, which can lead to deconditioning.  For youth athletes, it is possible that they went through a growth spurt, and so need some time to adjust and build back their comfort level with skills they had already mastered.

Dynamic vs Static Stretching

Which way of stretching is better? Dynamic or static stretching?

 

Limiting Injuries When Returning to Organized Sports

After spending time away from organized activities, there will be an understood eagerness to quickly return to previous levels of practice and competition. That being said, young athletes and performers are best protected by 

SKITTLES GOT IT RIGHT WHEN MARKETING “TASTE THE RAINBOW!”

The vibrant colors of fruits & veggies aren’t only nice to look at. They also tell us which special disease-fighting phytonutrients are inside. Most people don’t get enough phytonutrients.  Learn what the phytonutrients do. And how much of each you need to fight disease and stay stronger for longer. These “color deficiencies” increase our risk 

5 Mobility Exercises to Improve Your Skating Stride

A stride in hockey is a very complex movement that incorporates range of motion, strength, power and balance all with perfect timing. If one area is weak or compromised, a skater will never reach his or her potential. I had the pleasure of working with the legendary physiologist Jack Blatherwick, also known as Cardiac Jack 

Training for Roller Hockey vs Ice Hockey

Roller hockey can seem very similar to ice hockey at times, but can also seem vastly different. Roller hockey typically has less players on a team than ice and only four skaters on each side during play. One would think, less players would mean shorter shifts on the ice, but the opposite is the norm. In addition, ice hockey is a more physical sport that includes checking at many levels. Laura Veharanta, Captain of the 2019 World Champion USA Roller Hockey Team stated “I'd say the biggest difference 

The Power of Antioxidants

With many athletes currently in isolation due to COVID-19, helping them adjust their nutrition — including adding antioxidants — is key.

 

Now that we are basically on lock down, I’m trying to catch up on all the reading and education I’ve been unable to get done in the recent past. I’m came across a timely article by Lisa Dorman in Training and Conditioning. Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, aka "The Running Nutritionist," 

Compete Offers Online and Virtual Training and Rehab Programs

Our online and virtual sessions goal is to navigate you through a personalized training or rehab program when you are unable to meet with our staff in person. Compete now offers sports performance, personal training, and sports rehab programs that fit your specific needs. 

Exercise of the Month

Exercise of the Month: Lunge with overhead press

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