Neural Charge is a simple way to train to stimulate and excite your central nervous system. It helps enhance your performance, promote recovery and ultimately prepare you for your next workout at hand. Here is an example of a Neural Charge session.Read More
Recovery is arguably the most important piece of the puzzle when it comes to performance. Yet, it is often the most overlooked component of training. Recovery isn’t just going to happen – just like your training you need to put thought and effort into it.Read More
It was a bright, sunny day in Colorado with not a cloud in the sky. The perfect weather to train, and what I thought would be the start to a great week. I arrived at Dicks Sporting Goods Park, greeted my teammates, got treatment, put on my training gear, laced up my boots, and walked across the parking lot to the training pitch like I always did.
We began with a game of 5v2 while the coaches set up the day’s session. The whistle blew, and it was time to start practice. Jogging to begin the warm up was routine, something that didn't require an abundance of energy, usually.Read More
John Zirkelbach started at University of Kansas in 2002 and serves as head athletic trainer for women's soccer and softball, while also serving as aquatic rehabilitation center supervisor and sports medicine IT coordinator.Read More
In recent years, doing exercises with foam rollers and similar products has become incredibly popular. Not everyone has access to a training room or professional massage therapist but by using a foam roller you can gain similar advantages. Using a foam roller massages away restrictions to normal soft-tissue extensibility which in turn aids in preventing injuries, gets rid of knots and tightness in your muscles, physically de-stresses your body so it can work more efficiently, increases flexibility and more, all aiding in the needed recovery and maintenance process to ensure peak performance throughout a long season.Read More