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Lucid Sleep State Can Improve Athletic Performance

Lucid dreams are closer to achievement than meets the minds eye

Can lucid dreaming improve your sports skills?

Scientific studies suggest that it is possible to improve physical skills and abilities by practicing them while we sleep. Research published by The Journal of Sports Sciences has proven that real life improvements in motor skills can be brought about by practicing them while we sleep during lucid dreaming. The Sports Techie community blog is a believer in the power of the brain to unleash hidden abilities affecting sport performance...

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Why You Need Sleep After Playing Sports or Working Out

Sleep Aids Recovery After Playing Sports

Whether you’re looking to increase your bench press max or up your free throw percentage, you need sleep just like Steph Curry does. It isn’t a luxury. It’s a crucial part of your body’s process of building, strengthening, and healing itself. And, science has shown that sleep is crucial for muscle recovery and improved athletic performance. The Sports Techie community blog wants to help you sleep better, feel more rested and perform at peak levels.

Muscle Recovery Requires Sleep

Strenuous exercise causes tiny micro-tears in the muscle tissue. Any good training regimen includes rest periods that are fundamental to working with your body’s natural recovery system...

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FC Barcelona, Barca Innovation Hub, Allianz SE Partner with Hexoskin for Smart Garment Sleep Study

BIHUB and Allianz align themselves to promote a Hexoskin sleep study

FC Barcelona, Barca Innovation Hub and Allianz SE are partnered with Hexoskin wearable body metric system to conduct their first project designed for the health and wellness space, in particular, using a smart garment to study sleep. It is believed to be the first-of-its-kind in the world. The goal is to measure sleep quality and uncover ties to physical performance and sports performances. The Sports Techie community blog chatted and caught up with Pierre-Alexandre Fourier, Co-founder and CEO at Hexoskin, about conducting research on sleep and specifically young athletes with the goal of optimizing their overall health and gameplay using proprietary smart technology clothing...

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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

A study published in Sleep investigated the effects of extended sleep time on col...

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US Sports Camps Delivering Famer Powered Virtual Summer Youth Camp Experience

Famer, US Sports Camps Partner to Launch Interactive Virtual Youth Camp Programs For Summer 2020

COVID-19 didn’t stop Famer from partnering with US Sports Camps on a new 2020 digital experience for the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps enabling them to deliver virtual, interactive training for their summer sports program while helping coaches get paid. Kids are home for summer and perhaps longer because of coronavirus so Famer and USSC decided to partner on this new concept and began testing last Spring in order to fill the void for the 100,000 campers that normally attend one or more of the 1,000 in-person sport camps across 16 different sports canceled for the first time in 48 years. USSC is considered the largest and most popular youth summer sports program in North America...

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Quality Sports Tech Options For Active Older Adults

There are plenty of athletic activities accessible to older adults, and technology is ready to help

Fewer than 35 percent of American adults ages 65 to 74 are physically active, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Exercise is one of the best things we can do for our bodies, especially as we grow older. Muscle loss because of age begins after 30 and is called sarcopenia with men losing on average 30% of muscle mass throughout their life but that can be prevented through weight bearing exercises. Diving for baseballs, jumping over hurdles or lifting a person over your head might not be possible past a certain age, but there are plenty of athletic activities accessible to older adults, and technology is ready to help...

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The Surprising Ways Art Can Enhance Sports Psychology

Both art and technology can be helpful tools in sports psychology

The demand for sports psychologists is on the rise as athletes and teams are increasingly aware of the effects of poor mental health on performance and how overcoming a sports injury can be a mental struggle, as well as a physical one. Both art and technology can be helpful tools in sports psychology, particularly when merged together, helping athletes to reach their full potential. As we stay at home #alonetogether because of COVID-19, the Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to set a goal of doing tech aided fitness, rest and rehab activities like sport, exercise, sleep and artwork, that all help to create a sound mind when facing injuries.

Creating Art to Recover from Illness and...

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The Wearable Tech That’s Revolutionizing Injury Prevention In Top-Level Athletes

The NBA and other professional sports leagues are increasingly recognizing the advantage of collecting biometric data from their athletes, and this has led executives of Whoop to center themselves as the wearable of choice for professional athletes. Wearable tech delivers a number of advantages to athletes, but for those operating at a professional level, metrics like sleep patterns, heart rate and weight aren’t enough. Different injuries occur across the different sports and it’s important to be able to detect them early. Monitoring an athlete’s data allows coaches to diagnose and address problems before they turn into an injury that’s difficult to come back from. The Sports Techie community blog also believes that injury-centric biometric data can influence sports betting f...

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Recover Athletics Injury Prevention App Designed With Physical Therapists Using AI

Recover Athletics plans are designed by top physical therapists, then customized with AI

Recover Athletics designed an injury prevention app for runners using input and expertise from physical therapists together with customized AI driven recovery and prehab plans to aid with proprietary coaching and workouts as well as health tracking and performance analysis. Two recent Yale graduates founded this Boston-based sports tech startup. They recently launched the recovery app as the coronavirus began to spread across the United States ruining their golden marketing plan to launch the application during the 2020 Boston Marathon event in partnership with Tracksmith and Lululemon as a recovery hub component. Recover Athletics, Co-Founder and CEO, Nick Stewart, chatted with the Sports Techie ...

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Strat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation Is MLB Fan Ready And COVID-19 Proof

Defending Champion Nationals Among Opening Day Winners In Strat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation

Major League Baseball fans can enjoy the Stat-O-Matic 2020 Season Simulation of opening day and regular season games because coronavirus has caused a leaguewide postponement of game activities. Fear not because COVID-19 hasn’t cancelled the market leader in sport simulations from producing game outcomes, stats, standings, and significant highlights. Len Schwartz is Strat-O-Matic’s Director of Research and Operations. He chatted with the Sports Techie community blog about this new MLB product and how his fellow workmates work from home with the exception being their single employee manager that ships products...

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