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Making wrestling more appealing to the public

Making wrestling more appealing to the public

Attempts at making wrestling more appealing to the public and appearing to be more fun for the athletes reflect a trend with many ups and downs over time. read more
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Jordan Burroughs’ struggle with adversity

Jordan Burroughs’ struggle with adversity

Jordan Burroughs’ struggle with adversity came after a poor performance in the 2016 Olympics and grew to epic proportions. From 2011 to 2015, no one in wrestling was riding higher than Burroughs. read more
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Toughness spans both genders

Toughness spans both genders

Through the years, it has become obvious that toughness is not a quality exclusive to males, and there is no better example than Helen Maroulis. read more
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Power yoga poses for golfers

Power yoga poses for golfers

Golfers require great hand grip and open forearms, symmetrical back muscles, and back strength. They also need open hips and deep spinal rotation for powerful torque. read more
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Alignment in power yoga

Alignment in power yoga

Before you determine the yoga poses that best fit an athlete’s body and sport, you need to understand the movement skills required of that sport and how those movements affect alignment. read more
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Six facets of the Power Yoga for Sports system

Six facets of the Power Yoga for Sports system

Over the course of creating Power Yoga for Sports, I boiled its effectiveness down to six components: balance, strength, flexibility, mental toughness, focus, and breathing. Each component has been carefully thought out and is pivotal to athletes’ ability to reach their potential. read more
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Trigger points in the rhomboids

Trigger points in the rhomboids

Trigger points in the rhomboid muscles (figure 6.1) cause pain in the rhomboid area but can also cause symptoms in the region of the supraspinatus. read more
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Incorporating active-assisted STR with oil massage

Incorporating active-assisted STR with oil massage

The easiest way to incorporate active-assisted STR with an oil massage is to keep a facecloth or very small towel to hand and, at the time when you are ready to apply STR, cover the area with the facecloth and apply your locks through it, adjusting it if necessary as you move along the muscle. read more
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How soft tissue release works

How soft tissue release works

Take a look at the pictures shown in figures 1.1 through 1.3. They represent what happens when a gross stretch is applied to a muscle. read more
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Facing-the-basket post play

Facing-the-basket post play

The technique used for high-post play or short-corner play (from the low-post position) combines back-to-the-basket and facing-the-basket techniques. read more
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