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Injury Prevention

Athletes Guide To Improving Muscle Pliability

Guest Blog from Vive Recovery Centers In the quest to improve movement quality & efficiency, as well as reduce the risk of injury, pliability has become a popular topic. This guide will help you with ways to improve muscle pliability. What Is Pliability? Pliability describes the quality of muscle tissue. Function focuses on effective/efficient movement. 

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Nutrition

YOUR TOURNAMENT NUTRITION PLAN TO FUEL PERFORMANCE

Tournaments are a big part of sports for athletes young and old.  For younger athletes, they are important scouting opportunities for college, national teams, and juniors programs. For older athletes, these recreational tournaments may be the big event annually, so they want to play their best. Athletes looking to gain a competitive edge for their next travel

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Train Like An Athlete
Fitness

3 Ways To Train Like An Athlete And Thrive In Life

If you have played sports you might have fond memories of training like an athlete.  For many of us, one of the great things about when we trained for sport was how well we felt and functioned. We were in great shape and felt like we could do anything. We can take some of the

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Velocity Sends Athletes To Tokyo Olympics
Cycling

Velocity Sends Athletes To Olympics For Unbelievable 10th Time

While the sports and fitness industries are filled with hype, flashy social media accounts, and short-lived personalities, Velocity Sports Performance is quietly continuing 2 decades of excellence by sending athletes to another Olympic Games. When Velocity was founded in 1999 outside Atlanta, Georgia, Olympians from 5 countries were working with legendary coach, Loren Seagrave. Seagrave

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how much protein do athletes need
Nutrition

How Much Protein Do Athletes Need After a Workout?

It’s never been easier to get a quick bite of protein after a workout. Between shakes and bars, it seems like there is a protein snack everywhere you turn. You’ll probably find a high-protein snack in the bag or every serious athlete at the gym. In general, this can be a good thing, but just

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Coaching

Which Is The More Effective Coaching Behavior- Praise Or Criticism?

Coaches are always looking for the most effective coaching behaviors. But there is often argument about the importance of positive reinforcement, praise, and negative feedback.  There are different outlooks on which behaviors are the most effective in coaching young athletes.  So, what works best?  Let’s look to a great coach and teacher for some insight.

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