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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

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How Technology Has Changed The Face Of Golf

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf

The Sport Techie blog welcomes contributions such as this new article about the influence of golf tech on the game written by freelance writer, Phil Oscarson. After many centuries, the game of golf remains true to its roots and traditions. Golf’s devotion to history and tradition is so canonized that many purists see technological advancements as threats to those traditions. But the fact is, technological advancements and the ways in which golf’s governing bodies have adapted to them could legitimately be considered part of the roots and traditions of the game...

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American Century Investments Groundbreaking BioMed Valley Discoveries Cancer Medical Research

I am writing this blog to share news about the new American Century Investments report regarding their connection to medical research, and a potential treatment for cancerous tumors, in addition to thanking them and all the tournament sponsors like NBC Sports (http://youtu.be/NjHeBTdAJXk) and Tahoe South for the wonderful Vessel golf bag Profits with a Purpose gift monogramed with Sports Techie.

I am writing this blog to share news about the new American Century Investments report regarding their connection to medical research, and a potential treatment for cancerous tumors, in addition to thanking them and all the tournament sponsors like NBC Sports (http://youtu.be/NjHeBTdAJXk) and Tahoe South for the wonderful Vessel golf bag, Profits with a Purpose gift, monogramed with Sports Techie.

American Century Investments Groundbreaking BioMed Valley Discoveries Cancer Medical Research

As an inspired advocate of American Century Investments and Profits with a Purpose it was my pleasure to Spread the Word about the American Century Championship via a Sports Techie community blog because everyone is affected by cancer and together we can make a real difference to win against this terribl...

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Spread the Word About The American Century Championship

Spread the Word about the American Century Championship

Spread the Word about the American Century Championship - Sports Techie blog

Spread the Word about the American Century Championship – Sports Techie blog

American Century Investments, NBC Sports, and the 2014 American Century Championship are partnering with the Sports Techie community blog to celebrate the 25th anniversary edition of this celebrity golf event, which will bring sports legends and celebrities such as Charles Barkley, Annika Sorenstam, Aaron Rodgers, Kevin Nealon and Ray Romano to play for charity in Edgewood Tahoe from July 15, 2014 to July 20, 2014.

The American Century Championship will be televised live on NBC Sports Network July 18 and NBC July 19-20.

The American Century Championship will be televised live on NBC Sports Network July 18 and NBC July 19-20.

American Century Championship
The championship will be televised live today on NBC Sports Network and NBC July 19-20...

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MAN VS. DOG – Who’s the Better Athlete?

Canines vs. Humans - Tale Of The Tape I Performance via Purina Pro Plan Infographic

Canines vs. Humans – Tale Of The Tape I Performance via Purina Pro Plan Infographic

Purina Pro Plan shared their MAN vs. DOG Infographic deeper look at the average stats when comparing dogs to humans from an athletic perspective, with the Sports Techie community blog. Dogs are naturally gifted athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes.

Dogs are naturally incredible athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes in an Infographic

Dogs are naturally incredible athletes and Pro Plan wanted to showcase that by putting some amazing statistics side-by-side with some of the world’s most accomplished athletes in an Infographic

For instance, the four dogs below actually beat human records, even though they’re at least half the size…

Fastest 200 Meter

  • Usain Bolt (19.19 seconds) vs...
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First-ever US Women’s Ski Jumping Team Documents Training in Web Series REFUEL USA By Got Milk

The New Women's Ski Jumping Team USA Got Chocolate Milk

The New Women’s Ski Jumping Team USA Got Chocolate Milk

Women’s Ski Jumping USA is composed of seven extraordinary women who are making history. This team of inspirational athletes bonded over their passion for flight and because of their influence, for the first time, women are able to compete at the highest level in the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share a sports tech centric part of the story about these pioneering women drink chocolate milk to help fly the length of a football field on a snow covered ramp in excess of 60 miles per hour down mountains as they prepare and train for Sochi. The XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, are scheduled to take place February 6th – 23rd, 2014 on the NBC Sports Network.

First-ever US Women’s Ski Jumping Team Documents Training in Web Series REFUEL USA By Got Milk - ESPN image

First-ever US Women’s Ski Jumping ...

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Big Data Numbers and Analysis of Athletic Diets

Hannah Williams has been following our Sports Techie community blog for quite some time now and shared the recently published Infographic “Athletic Diets : The Numbers” researched by Nursing School Rankings. Diets are a popular and progressive topic that can be controversial. That’s probably even more so when it comes to athletes all over the world and what they eat locally and while away at competitions. This Infographic provides some diet and health related statistics, both general and for athletes, with an emphasis on those that competed in the 2012 London Olympics. Most of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Athletes will be monitoring and maximizing their diets using sports technology solutions and smartphone or tablet apps to help eat right and win medals.

Athletic Diets
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7 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED WHEN STARTING A NEW WORKOUT ROUTINE

Because nearly 16 percent of kids and teens in the U.S. are overweight, it is more important now than ever for parents and kids to develop a healthy living regimen and a strategy to remain motivated to exercise. Staying active can prevent a teen’s chances of developing Type 2 diabetes or from developing cardiovascular problems. If you develop a regimen with your kids, they’re more likely to maintain good habits into their adulthood. Here are some suggestions to keep in mind when you’re looking for ways to stay motivated:

1. Explain the Importance of Health to Your Teens

Kids — like everyone else — aren’t just motivated by force; they need to know why they need to do something...

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10 of the Best iPhone Apps for Creating a Workout Song List

10 of the Best iPhone Apps for Creating a Workout Song List - Sports Techie blog

10 of the Best iPhone Apps for Creating a Workout Song List – Sports Techie blog

Listening to music is one of the best ways to stay motivated while working out. However, choosing the wrong music can have an adverse effect on your workout. If the tempo is too slow for the workout, it can throw off your pace. If the tempo is too fast, on the other hand, you may find yourself struggling to keep up. Ideally, you will want a playlist that perfectly complements each stage of your workout. These ten apps are perfectly suited for all kinds of workouts, and will allow you to create relevant and customizable playlists.

  • jog.fm – Jog.fm is an intelligent app that matches the pace of your run to relevant music from your iTunes library...
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Refuel ‘Got Chocolate Milk? cameras follow Hines Ward IRONMAN webisodes in partnership with CAF

Follow Hines Ward’s journey to “BECOME ONE,” learn about the science behind the recovery benefits of chocolate milk, and check out exclusive training tips and videos at gotchocolatemilk.com.

Follow Hines Ward’s journey to “BECOME ONE,” learn about the science behind the recovery benefits of chocolate milk, and check out exclusive training tips and videos at gotchocolatemilk.com.

Former Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward is taking on a new post-football challenge, training for the Ironman World Championship. In the new documentary series “Become One,” which debuted this week, Hines and his fellow training partners prepare with eight-time IRONMAN triathlon champion Paula Newby-Fraser, for the most grueling athletic challenge of their lives: the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.

“Playing football was tough but training for a 140.6-mile swim, bike and run is probably the biggest challenge of my life,” said Ward, a 14-year pro football veteran and champi...

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