Tag Archives: athletes

Virtual Reality Increases Exercise Performance

Using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research. The research, led by PhD candidate Maria …

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ATP World Tour Workout

In honor of the Association of Tennis Professionals and Women’s Tennis Association’s Washington Citi Open being held in Washington, DC, this week, here are a few, athletic training tips to …

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You Don’t Need to Have a “Quarterback” Body to Be in Shape

Did you know that you don’t have to run wind sprints and complete athletic training for hours a day like a NFL quarterback in order to be in great shape …

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Overtraining May Hinder Athletic Performance

Now that summer is in full swing, many children – and adults – are making the most of the beautiful weather and are participating in numerous sports teams.  All that …

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Injuries in Youth Sports During Summer

Is your child following the FIFA World Cup? Have the games inspired him or her to up her soccer skills? According to Medical News Today’s “Young Athletes: Injuries and Prevention,” …

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Why You Need to Drink Water

Summer is in full swing, and many people are taking advantage of the nice weather by taking their workouts outdoors. As the weather continues to warm, I’d like to take …

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Summer Injuries in Youth Sports

According to Medical News Today’s “Young Athletes: Injuries and Prevention,” James R. Andrews, a former president of the American Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), states, “The United States has experienced …

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Do You Have to Be Thin to Be an Athlete?

Close your eyes and think of an athlete’s body. Are you imagining six-pack abs, striated calves and rock-hard biceps? Are you envisioning someone thin? Are you surprised to know that …

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