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Utilizing the Foam Roll to Prevent Injury and Improve Performance

Foam rollers have been around for years and can be an integral part of your workout whether you are a pro athlete, high school star or weekend warrior. They can be found in most Athletic Training Rooms, Physical Therapy Clinics, Strength and Conditioning facilities and even your local gym. The rollers are 

Two Simple Tips to Get Faster

Speed is the one attribute that just about every athlete strives for. Think of some of the best athletes out there. My guess is most of the ones you’re thinking about are fast. Speed is based on stride length x frequency. So how far and how fast you stride will determine how fast you are. These tips 

Mental Performance Series: Recovering from a Mistake

In sports mistakes are a large part of the competition. On any level of sports mistakes will be made whether in pee wee league or to the highest level of elite performers. In this article we will focus on the 3 R’s of recovering from a mishap during competition. 

Tips on Fitting Your Hockey Helmet

As a former Athletic Trainer in the National Hockey League, I have seen all types of helmets, good, bad and useless. The purpose of the helmet is to prevent head injuries during hockey games and practices. There is a ton of information on the web regarding which helmet is the most protective or which one will reduce concussions, but in my opinion

Tournament Guidelines for Success

Tournament play can take a major toll on an athlete’s body.  By utilizing the following guidelines for recovery between games, players will improve performance during these grueling tournaments.  It will also ensure that they are ready to compete at their very best.

3 Tips to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

Single Leg Straight Leg Dead Lift

Muscle strains have a detrimental impact on athletic performance. Factors such as severity, area, and how the strain occurred will effect recovery time and the type of rehabilitation required. The length of an injury can negatively affect all aspects of an athlete, such as strength, flexibility, level of pain, length of recovery, as well as risk of re-injury if not treated correctly.

Whey Protein 101

Whey Protein is a very healthy and beneficial protein supplement.  Whey is a dairy based product that is very high in Branched Chained Amino Acids especially Leucine, which has been shown to be a stimulator of muscle protein synthesis.  As an athlete, Whey supplement is very good for building lean muscle and fat lose.  There are three types of Whey Protein; Concentrate, Isolate, and Hydrolysate. Concentrate is 80% and lower protein.  Isolate is 90% protein.

Concussion Baseline Testing for Cheerleading

Cheerleading is an increasingly popular sport. Along with the increase in participation comes an increase in injuries. Cheerleading has one the highest rates of injury in high school female athletes. One of the most common injuries we see are concussions. 

Mental Performance Series: Goal Setting

Goal setting is one of the most important tools an athlete can use to increase performance. Every athlete has a goal but the best athletes use goal setting in a systematic way to guide them to success. 

Grains- Good or Bad?

The following blog was submitted by Compete Sports Performance and Rehab's Strength Coach AJ Rafter.

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