Five Ways You Can Increase Your Athlete’s Performance

It’s back to school season, which also means its time for school sports to start back up. However, with sports comes the possibility of injury. Whether your athlete is recovering from a major surgery or minor sprain, or just needs to recover before the big game, here are 5 ways…

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Recover Faster: Best Methods For Athletic Recovery

Every athlete wants to do all they can to improve their performance. Proper training regimens are, of course, important in building strength, stamina and agility. But how one recovers from these often strenuous workouts is essential to bouncing back faster and stronger to get ready for the next event. There…

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Change Your Thinking, Change Your Results

By PowerPlay Athlete Jessica Meyers I have sat and thought about what the biggest obstacle is for an elite athlete.  And the reality is it’s probably not much different than your everyday athlete.  I believe everyone has obstacles and difficulties in their life.  There are times when I sit there…

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IronMan Arizona Race Report

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  By PowerPlay Athlete Jessica Meyers A week has passed since Ironman Arizona and while I would like to say I’ve been very busy thus delaying my race report, the truth is I just haven’t seemed to find the motivation to write about my experience. First off, I’m not disappointed…

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Iron Brain

  By PowerPlay Athlete Jessica Meyers This Sunday I loaded up the kids to get out of the house.  I pulled out of my driveway and heard that horrible sound of the back of my car hitting something.  Was it a tree?  A pole?  No, it was my neighbor’s car…

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What a Pro Looks Like

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By PowerPlay Athlete Jessica Meyers, photo by Nils Nilsen When I first turned professional in triathlon in 2006, I had been accepted to the National Resident Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.  I was also still in the Army, but as a new member of a small unit…

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A Closer Look at Athletic Recovery Could Increase Performance

By Dr. Donna Krutka, MD All too often athletes ignore their recovery. They compartmentalize their thinking into areas of: training, racing and resting. When you break down the recovery process it becomes clearer why poor recovery leads to poor performance. Let’s list some of the systems of the body that…

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