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VKTRY Carbon Fiber Insoles Worn By 200 NFL Players For Competitive Advantage

WR’s A.J. Brown (l) and DK Metcalk (r) Use VKTRY Insoles

VKTRY GEAR carbon fiber insoles are taking the NFL by storm with a 300% increase from player use last season that includes one of my favorite players, Seattle Seahawks WR DK Metcalf. Certified Pedorthist, Matt Arciuolo, founded the company on a product patent in 2015 that customizes an athlete’s insole based on size and specific sport or activity. First users were the USA Olympic Bobsled and Skeleton teams. During 2020 preseason workouts, more than 200 NFL players insert the world’s first carbon fiber insole designed to advance performance while decreasing the potential for injury into their shoes and cleats...

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Influence of Coronavirus Break on the Physical and Mental Condition of Professional Athletes

When is a Player Match Fit?

When the normal flow in sports is interrupted, as is the case during the coronavirus pandemic, the consequences are always big because the continuity in work, as one of the most important things in sports training, is disturbed. The Sports Techie community blog is carefully observing the reopening of professional sport leagues such as the Bundesliga, English Premier League and La Liga across Europe, while here in the United States, the UFC, NASCAR and golf have already conducted live sports events with the NBA, MLB and NHL unveiling contingency plans for opening should COVID-19 continue to trend towards relatively safe playing conditions for participants.

After a break of more than two mon...

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How Apple Watch 6 Could Help Detect Environmental Factors Impacting Athletic Performance

The Apple Watch 6 is rumored to have a built-in ‘pulse oximeter’ to estimate the oxygen levels in the red blood cells while athletic activity is taking place.

Over 1 billion people across the world are affected by chronic and acute respiratory illnesses. This is the result of a variety of factors, but a significant part of the problem is environmental. Mold and damp can contribute to poor lung health, causing wheezing, shortness of breath and an increased risk of chest infections, amongst other symptoms. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers should not confuse this with coronavirus symptoms which include shortness of breath, fever and body aches...

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Importance Of Choosing The Right Gears To Give The Best Game Performance

One American Football Player Man Studio Isolated In Full Gear

Wearing the right clothes and gears in football is more than just showing how cool you look in your game outfit. It’s also about walking with your head high into the field, prepared and well-protected for the “battle” ahead.

While it’s easy to choose gears based on how they look, it’s also important to know the science behind the design. Most of these gears were assembled using the science related to sports-specific movements and impacts.

This is especially true when it comes to helmets, because players could suffer from serious head injuries and broken skulls if they don’t wear one. Hence, if you wish to avoid muscle pains and broken bones, picking your gears is a process that you must take seriously...

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The Best Men’s Running Gear of 2020

Sports Techie Running Socks

Running is probably one of the best exercises you can do to improve your fitness levels and overall health. It is also one of the most effective weight loss exercises because it helps to burn more fat long after you are done with your daily run.  The Sports Techie community blog recommends you run more as a way to also keep your body healthy and strong should you come in contact with COVID-19.

But if you want to improve your running performance, you can also invest in better running gear that will give you full control over your runs. Whether you are struggling with equipment or performance, here is some gear and technology that will make your runs more enjoyable and much more effective. 

CrossFit socks are also useful for running

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Future of Sport Stadiums, IoT & Fan Experience Guide

The future of sports stadiums, the fan experience and athletic wearables are all hot sports tech topics. The Ohio University Athletic Administration program just published this Smart Stadium data visualization and shared it with the Sports Techie community blog for our readers and followers to use as a resource.

Pro Sports IoT in Smart Arenas

The sports enthusiast, sports techies and those looking to share innovative news about the future of sports, infrastructure and the fan experience are the target audience. Smart arenas and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a combination causing rapid changes in the industries of sports management, coaching and athletic training...

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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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Sports Betting vs. Online Casino Games: A Comprehensive Comparison

In-play sports betting vs. Roulette

We all love online entertainment, and gambling over the web is one of the many ways we can indulge ourselves in real-time, right from all forms of sports bets to a wide selection of online casino games. We love online entertainment so much that industries like the online gambling industry which you can play here today, has massively grown in the last few years, now using more advanced technology. In the Sports Techie community blog guide, we are going to compare these two popular online gambling mediums. Keep in mind that aside from the various similarities we will discuss here, these two still share another common factor, and that is free bets which are given when players sign up with popular bookmakers and online casinos...

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