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Why Women Are at Increased Risk for Concussions

The topic of concussions has taken center stage of late, most prominently with the release of the movie “Concussion” in December 2015. Concussion is derived from the Latin concutere (“to shake violently”) or concussus (“action of striking together”). Even with the heavy coverage of the college and pro-athlete concussion rates, there’s one group of athletes not getting much attention – women. …

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Obamanation: Staying in shape at the White House

 President Barack Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia have plenty of perks living in the White House, a 55,000 square-foot Georgian-style mansion with 132 rooms and 32 bathrooms. Lucky for the Obamas, the perks include a plethora of sports and recreational facilities. With a tennis court, putting green, running track, horseshoe pit and swimming …

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[Update] GIVEAWAY: Sweat Pretty with Puma and Boxer Cara Castronuova

If finding time to get to the gym for an extra training session is a drag, check out this new Puma fitness series hosted by Golden Gloves boxing champ Cara Castronuova. Cara is out to discover new ways to get you pumped and out of your fitness rut.  From shadow boxing to trapeze training to …

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How To Make The Varsity Volleyball Team – Tips On Getting The Coach To Notice You

Okay some volleyball players CAN rely on pure physical raw talent when it comes to being considered for the Varsity team. But there are also some things you can do if you aren’t quite as tall, or as quick or as strong as your teammates to get the volleyball coach to notice you. Check out …

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Pre Game Routines: Superstition or Ritual?

Superstition vs. Ritual Whether it’s wearing the same socks every game or tapping home plate twice before each pitch, many athletes have a particular routine they always follow. Is the behavior based on superstition or reason? Read on to learn the difference and find tips on how to give yourself a routine for optimal performance. …

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