Archive | Olympic Athletes
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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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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