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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 publis...

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The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike.

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike. I was at International CES 2018 last week, the world’s best electronic show in Las Vegas on behalf of Panasonic USA that provided me a look at what sport gadgets are coming to market.  The Sports Techie community blog believes in our company mission to even the sports tech playing field for all...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Playing Golf Through The Winter - GolfOnline UK Infographic

Playing Golf Through The Winter – GolfOnline UK Infographic

Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Improving your golf game through the winter season can be tricky but with the help of some tips, indoor drills and sports tech products, golfers around the world can set new golfing performance goals and achieve them before spring 2016 arrives. Take a look at the ‘Playing Golf Through The Winter’ infographic shared with the Sports Techie community blog by GolfOnline UK for our readers and followers to reference over the coming months. Cold weather gear, indoor practice and exercise tips are just a few ways a golfer can improve their skill sets. Training the mental side of your game to handle cold weather conditions is another way to improve your scores before actually playing...

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Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Sports technology is exploding as an industry and the wearable tech verticals for sport, fitness and activity are helping to change the way people and animals do exercise, compete and recover. The fitness industry is changing the wearables space with innovative bands that record running, cycling and swim workouts, track sleep and act as your personal trainer. Bands track workouts inside gyms while training on treadmills, outside during nature trail walks or when swimming in a pool. Tracking runs or bike workouts, sleep and nutrition, with easy to use band technology can help to get a user in shape, permanently...

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Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience - Sports Techie blog.

Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience – Sports Techie blog.

Adidas Predator Instinct Customized Soccer Cleats Experience

I was offered a pair of customized Predator Instinct soccer cleats so I could share the ordering and wearing experiences with the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. Right away the HYBRIDTOUCH synthetic leather upper, predator® in the forefoot and the gel pass pad seamlessly added on the side for improved ball control are features that impact every kick, pass and trap, all stuck out to me as go-to shoe features. Thanks to adidas for the new predator cleats gift.

Mi adidas Online Shop.

Mi adidas Online Shop.

Predator Instinct Features
• Get a TRAXION™ FG outsole for grip and comfort on firm natural ground
• Choose a TRAXION™ SG outsole with screw-i...

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Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches - Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches – Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming launched a new analytics swim program web application that is a first of its kind platform for swim coaches to write and analyze swimmer training. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with co-founder, Dan Dingman, about their influential sports technology interactive tools for coaches being offered on a 30 day free trial basis with no credit card required for those interested in improved training...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D3O's industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

D3O’s industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D30 has pioneered impact protection solutions in the ski industry since the 2006 Winter Olympics leading to their newest first for brand business partner RENOUN after they successfully introduced a smart anti-vibration material at the ISPO 2015 Munich sports equipment industry exhibit. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are familiar with D3O hyper-damping technology and other globally patented smart materials via others blogs we have written about their proprietary technologies. The sports technology space was once again impacted by new snow sport products thanks to D30 and innovative company partners.

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology - Sports Techie blog

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New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast - Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast – Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

A brand new synthetic turf has been installed at by the Langton Grammar School for Boys that’s been approved by the International Rugby Board (IRB) and Football Association (FA). The sports tech product known as MXSi TLT, is a Synthetic Turf and Football Pitch (STP) created for improved sliding and tackling while keeping the durability of the product intact. Perhaps the best feature is its ability to improve game performance via a more consistent ball bounce, rolling speed of balls and better shock absorption...

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