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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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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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Halo Sport Neurostimulator Used By NFL Athletes And Now Available For Public Sale

NFL athletes hit new performance peaks with Halo Sport System and Halo Neuroscience makes it available to the general public.

“As a result of training with Halo Sport, my standing vertical jump has increased 6-8 inches. In addition I've added over 80 pounds to my squat max,” said T.J. Carrie,

“As a result of training with Halo Sport, my standing vertical jump has increased 6-8 inches. In addition I’ve added over 80 pounds to my squat max,” said T.J. Carrie,

Halo Sport is now in use as a performance enhancement product by NFL players to help these special athletes unlock their full potential with their proprietary sports tech. This secret sports technology training invention was designed as a neurostimulator and created by Halo to help train players to perform at maximum levels...

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Jaguars Implementing Catapult And XOS Digital Thunder Radar NFL Athlete Tracking System

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS ADOPT THE LATEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE INNOVATION.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS ADOPT THE LATEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE INNOVATION.

Jaguars Implementing Catapult And XOS Digital Thunder Radar NFL Athlete Tracking System

Catapult USA in Chicago and XOS Digital out of Boston announced a new business partnership today centered on the XOS Thunder Radar athlete tracking system for the forward thinking Jacksonville Jaguars franchise. The NFL has prioritized the integration of next gen stats to enhance the fan experience and further elevate performance training and analysis to a new level, something Catapult and XOS lead the way with digital coaching technology and wearable tech solutions respectively. The Sports Techie blog is excited to share this breaking news with our readers and followers across the nation and around the world...

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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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The Best BlackBerry Apps for Cyclists

People bike for all sorts of reasons: relaxation, exercise, commuting or sports performance. While you might know the reasons 57 million cyclists ride, according to Bicycling Info, you might not know that there are cyclist apps designed to make riding more enjoyable and safer. These Blackberry apps help you find your way, keep you motivated even when you don’t think you can’t bike another mile and help you connect with other cyclists if you’re looking for a communal biking experience.

Image by garryknight via Flickr.

Fitness

When you’re cycling to work off the pounds or develop muscle, having a companion app to track how far you’re going, the elevation, your speed and other fitness details allows you to keep a log of how much you’re doing in the pursuit of fitness...

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IMG Academy launches Track & Field and Cross Country program

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

The IMG Academy recently launched a new Track & Field and Cross Country program directed by coaching pioneer Loren Seagrave that will operate within their new, cutting edge multi-sport complex. Loren spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about how IMG is doing, “High-level training with scientific principles for top coaches, done the right way in order to continue to the next level.” Sports Technology and Science are at the forefront of the inaugural Track & Field and Cross Country kickoff camp, December 29, 2013, to January 04, 2014.

IMG Academy – A Foundation for Future Success

Their mission is to help athletes of all ages and ability levels reach their true potential in sport and life...

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