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09
Feb

Bringing more Fun into Golf: PGA Superstores

We appreciate industry leaders who get it when it comes to kids and making both the equipment AND the game better. Dick Sullivan gets that “better” isn’t just about the technology that improves and helps sell more equipment.  He talks about bringing more fun into the game of golf and helping others understand the importance […]

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25
Jan

Calorie Counting and the Truth About Diet Foods

A recent study at Purdue University revealed artificial sweeteners are both ineffective as a weight loss and management technique and sugar-free foods cause weight gain. Test subjects that ate yogurt sweetened with zero calorie sugar substitutes consumed more calories, gained more weight, and increased their body fat. Test subjects that ate yogurt sweetened with glucose […]

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09
Aug

Tennis Anatomy

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of your body is doing while you are feverishly trying to improve your serve, here’s a book that will boggle your mind. “Tennis Anatomy” includes more than 194 full color illustrations of the inner workings of your body (above right). You’ll understand your muscles and how they function […]

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20
Jul

Rehab & Training Resources

We aim to source out and highlight some of the leading service providers in our area – so you can get a leg up on finding solutions to help you prevent injury, recover faster and perform better. Our favorite professionals – the ones who’ve really made a difference for us and our colleagues and fellow […]

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05
Jul

The Sleep Cycle and the Truth about Over-The-Counter Sleep Aids

During the night, your sleep follows a predictable pattern, moving back and forth between deep restorative sleep (deep sleep) and more alert stages and dreaming (REM sleep). Together, the stages of REM and non-REM sleep form a complete sleep cycle that repeats until you wake up. Getting good, restorative sleep is not just a matter […]

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01
Jul

Use of BodyHelix for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Tom Parker, MD Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) refers to the pain experienced when muscles are stretched eccentrically that most athletes have experienced at some time in their life. If you are young, you may have observed it in your father when he complained of aching after starting an exercise program. If you are a […]

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01
Jul

Volleyball and BodyHelix

Tom Parker, MD Our athletes have informed us that the PatellaHelix is ideal for volley ball players. We learned that these athletes wear a patellar support under their knee pads for management of Jumper’s Knee (patellar tendonitis), a very common injury for sports that involve jumping. During the May 23, 2011 Mid-Atlantic Power League Volleyball […]

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01
Jul

Comfort, Comfort, BodyHelix, Comfort

by Tom Parker, MD Physicians have advised rest, ice, compression and elevation for decades in the management of acute injury and rehabilitation. There is little to support this advice but we all know it works. Based on the use of compression devices in athletes, either for performance or pain and injury management, we continue to […]

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01
Jul

Seriously, You Need to Get a GRIP!

Getting a grip… did you realize it’s an essential part of maximizing your performance potential as an athlete? Focusing on enhanced inner core resistance, and developing strength of four different types of grips, Grip4orce® provides increased muscle fiber activation and surprising advantages in three different ways: Grip Stability – provides resistance against undesirable motion and […]

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01
Jul

The Body Helix Advantage

After years of observing competitive athletes forced to use a set of frustrating and marginally effective compression products, the founders of Body Helix developed a set of products which stay put, stay dry, and are extraordinarily effective compression support devices. While the reasons they work so well are part of an ongoing scientific debate, athletes […]

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