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Changing focus can improve athletic performance
Athletes sometimes hear coaches say, “Come on, focus!” It’s not that the person isn’t focused, it’s just on something ineffective. We have control over where we choose to focus. We can direct our attention internally or externally. Studies have shown that athletes perform better when they put their focus on…
Workout wisdom: Know your body type for maximum benefits
You’ve probably heard the saying “practice makes perfect,” but when it comes to athletics, your genetic makeup matters, too. There are three distinct body types—the scientific term is “somatotypes”—ranging from thin with a fast metabolism to stocky with a slower metabolism. Each type responds differently to the same physical activity.…
A new shoe sensor could improve athletic performance
Can something in your shoe make you a better athlete and prevent injury? Researchers at Purdue University in Indiana think so. They developed an insole shoe sensor. The sensor measures forces on the foot and sends the data to a computer or tablet. Athletes can use the data to improve…
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Canadian rock climber Celeste Wall describes her training regimen.
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