Our ability to tire out our muscles, joints, nervous system and endocrine system is limitless. We just have to keep working out more. However, our ability to recover is extremely limited. Faced with this dilemma – and keeping in mind that recovery is eternal – we can choose to passively let nature take its course, or we can take control of the situation.
Though they hail from different parts of Texas, head coach Jack Alvarez and head coach Joe Willis made the same decision at the beginning of their 2014 high school football seasons. They made head protection a primary focus for athlete safety.
From athlete to astronaut, the causes of dehydration may be different, but the symptoms of dehydration are the same: cramps, headaches, light-headedness, muscle fatigue, disorientation and more.
Extreme heat or cold can cause dangerous and potentially fatal side effects in athletes
The games that teach so many important life lessons about leadership, team work and respect for others were under fire, yet many still believe the benefits outweigh the risks.
The exercises you select will determine which muscles become stronger, more enduring, and thicker. In addition, how you arrange, or order, the exercises in your program will affect the intensity of your workouts.
Dehydration is your silent opponent. The harder your players push, the more they sweat. The more they sweat, the more water escapes their body, and with it goes speed, power and performance.
Ankle injuries are common at every level of football. In the following video series, Active Ankle demonstrates at three-phase process for treating ankle injuries.
Fractures of the collar bone, or clavicle, are among the most common fractures encountered in contact or collision sports. Football is no exception.
Football is a high-speed, collision sport. As head-injury and concussion face intense scrutiny from all sides, coaches are left to wonder what can be done to protect their players. Fortunately, we live in an age when technology can help us solve problems related to head-injury in football.