Football, more than any other sport, is about developing players that are bigger, faster and stronger each and every year. This incessant drive can make players more prone to overuse injuries than they might otherwise be.
By looking inside the recovery data gathered by Polar technology, coaches can prevent injuries before they occur.
Justin Roethlingshoefer, head strength coach for Miami (OH) men’s ice hockey, explains that the Polar Team Pro System helps coaches implement recovery strategies that help players perform at their peaks throughout the season.
Tart cherries provide the foundation for a recovery drink that utilizes natural ingredients to help athletes recover faster and perform better.
Sleep is one of the most important aspects of recovery from athletic performance. The Polar Loop is a simple and inexpensive way to make sure athletes are getting adequate rest.
Vesa-Matti Suorsa from Polar explains the importance of heart-rate monitoring and the application of quantitative data into an athletic performance regimen.
By utilizing the Polar Team Pro system, the Green Bay Packers make sure athletes are completely recovered before ramping up their training intensity.
All players, whether they are offense, defense or special teams, need to be taught how to recover a fumble because the football may be jarred loose during any phase of the game.
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.
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.