Jacques Durand

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How To Become A Better Athlete & Improve Your Athletic Performance

Regardless of our goals, we all want to be a better athlete. Nothing is more gratifying than simply dominating your opponent and being the one …

How the World's Best Athletes Got That Way

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>The modern sports star is a new breed of human. As Mark McClusky describes in his book Faster, Higher, Stronger, training hard with a good coach is no longer enough to compete at the elite level. As today's athletes approach the limits of …

8 Things Every Personal Trainer Knows (And You Should, Too)

They clock in wearing sports bras instead of pencil skirts. Peek in their supply closets and you'll see kettlebells and battle ropes instead of paper clips and spare pens. And in their world, toner has nothing to do with printers and everything to do with defined upper arms and shapely glutes. …

How battlefield technology is being used to track concussion on the sports field

The Linx IAS headband sensor monitors head trauma for American footballers and boxers, aiming to reduce the 300,000 concussions in US high-school sports<p>In April this year, a US federal judge gave the final approval to a $900m class-action lawsuit settlement between the National Football League and …

Everything You Need to Know About NY Knicks' 2015-16 NBA Season

New York Knicks fans, you may still be sore and weary from the bloodletting of 2014-15. A 17-65 record like that leaves a mark.<p>You need a boost, and naturally, the Knicks' 4-1 preseason record gives you a warm, sunny feeling. But... beating the hapless Philadelphia 76ers and a team from Brazil in …

FAQ: What you need to know about concussions

Key issues you need to be aware of for concussion safety, according to Dr. Robert Cantu, a leading U.S. expert on head injuries, in his book, …

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