Training and Technique

Stephen Curry Skips Olympics

Steph Curry Skips Olympics, Exercises Right to a ‘Rest Season’

Earlier this month, Stephen Curry announced that he will opt out of participating in this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio. Headlines everywhere cried out in shock. Curry Skips Olympics! Others May Follow! the media reported in a torrent of speculation about which other pro athletes may bail on Team USA. In his announcement, Curry explained, “My primary basketball-related …

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UFC match

Preparing for the Fight: Putting Muscle on the Bone for MMA Athletes

Not everyone can stomach mixed martial arts, or MMA. United Fighting Championship matches are real fights. They are brutal and raw. People have even been killed or maimed while fighting. Just this past weekend, Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm while fighting in a UFC match against Jon Jones, and Jones, who was the victor in …

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Efficient Golf Swings: What You’re Not Doing that PGA Pros Are

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of blogs by Dr. Jared Hatch on common swing characteristics of golfers and how to improve golf-swing efficiency.  Spring has finally arrived, and nothing represents springtime for golfers like The Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Many amateur and professional golfers will be glued to their televisions, …

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Triathlon Bike Ride Training by David Henkel and Speed Sherpa

Breaking into the Triathlon Scene: The Fundamentals of Training

Written by David Henkel, head coach at Speed Sherpa. Whether you are a runner, swimmer, or cyclist looking to become a multisport athlete, or a newcomer to the race scene altogether, here are the basics you need to know about how to start training for a triathlon: Set the Right Goals Check This Special Offer …

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Preparing for Triathlon Season: Let’s Get Physical

When it’s 10 degrees and snowing outside, triathlon season may feel far away, but now is the time to start thinking about races. The first thing to do before you even start physically preparing for triathlon season is to schedule your annual race plan. If you’re doing more than one race, planning your season will help you prioritize …

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Movement & Breathing Techniques You Forgot You Knew: That’s FlexAware

FlexAware® is a new approach to fitness, healing, and exercise, for people of all ages and all health conditions. It’s based on the way young children naturally move and learn. Young children, particularly in the range of 2-5 years old, move freely, spontaneously, somewhat randomly. You might recall seeing that with your children or grandchildren. …

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Smart watch wearable technology is the new fitness trend

Fitness Trends for 2016: Best and New, Tried and True

The annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends is out with its 2016 edition, and No. 1 on the list of trends for 2016 is wearable technology. Surprised? Yeah, me neither. As the survey notes, the wearable technology industry is exploding — expected to reach $6 billion next year with fitness trackers, smart glasses, smart watches, heart rate monitors, GPS tracking …

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Dr. Craig Liebenson, DC with Dr. William Booker, DC and Daniel Karp, DPT

It’s Always An Honor & Privilege To Be In The Presence of THIS Doc

There we are! Capitol Rehab of Arlington’s physical therapist Daniel Karp, DPT and I with the famous Dr. Liebenson! Yep, that’s right … That’s *the* Dr. Craig Liebenson, DC — one of the world’s innovators and revolutionaries in the area of functional rehabilitation who has also been a primary contributor to the development of integrative sports medicine. I …

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