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Two Wheelers On a Roll

04/21/2015 | 09:43 AM

With a selection of great bikes from which to choose and a wealth of bike trails nation wide, bicycling is more popular than ever.   Many of us grew up on a bicycle. From age five or six until our late teen years, we enjoyed the freedom of two-wheel transportation. With the sun in the […]

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The Shoe Fits!

04/14/2015 | 08:26 AM

Today’s Shoes Fit You and Your Game.   Quick, how far back would you say cleats date: 1923, 1874, 1600s or 1500s? The correct answer is 1500s, when King Henry VIII is said to have requested a pair of shoes with cleats so he could play soccer.   From the early days of players hammering […]

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Covering Your Bases: Injury Protection and Prevention

04/07/2015 | 09:38 AM

One of the largest aspects of not only youth sports, but athletics on all levels, is player safety. However, it’s not only limited to keeping athletes safe on the field. It’s helping athletes recover while off of it.   With all of the attention given to the advancements of on-field equipment, especially in baseball, it’s […]

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The Sweet Science of Baseball

03/31/2015 | 07:34 AM

  The Zepp Baseball Swing Sensor Has Revolutionized Baseball Training.   You’re in the batter’s box and the ball comes blazing toward you. In milliseconds, you have to decide if it’s in the strike zone. Analyzing the ball’s trajectory, you have to set your hands in motion and execute a swing at the correct angle […]

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Spring Salads

03/24/2015 | 07:39 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Spring is around the corner and with it comes fresh, local salad greens. Buying local produce offers fresher vegetables, which means a crisper salad with more flavor and nutrition. There’s a wide array of lettuce to add texture, taste, and interest along with increased nutritional value to your salads.   […]

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Spring Into a New Walking Routine

03/17/2015 | 08:02 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Walking has increased in popularity as a method of exercise and transportation over the past few years. Statistics show that if you’re going somewhere within a mile of your home, chances are that you’ll walk … especially if you have either sidewalks or paved roads. Unfortunately, we’re still not walking […]

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Stress

03/10/2015 | 01:06 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The American Psychological Association recently published their Stress in America™ survey. This annual survey was conducted from August 4th to the 29th of 2014 and included 3,068 adults ages 18 and older. It found that 75 percent of Americans experienced at least one symptom of stress in the past month. […]

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Calorie Needs

02/24/2015 | 10:37 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Understanding your personal caloric needs and the effect of physical activity on those needs is important, it can also be unnecessarily confusing. Basically, the number of calories you need to eat each day is derived from many factors including your age, weight, height, gender, lifestyle, and overall health and fitness. […]

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Nutrition, Exercise and Depression

02/17/2015 | 02:57 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Nearly fifteen million adults in the U.S. suffer from depression, and the number is increasing every year and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimates that one in 20 children and adolescents are depressed! Sadly, more than 80% of the people who show symptoms of clinical depression receive […]

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