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Is the RICE Treatment Still the Best Method?

Injury Prevention in Las Vegas As a young athlete, injury prevention in Las Vegas sports training was a hot-button topic. Injury prevention is still a chief concern for athletes of all ages in Las Vegas. The problem is, injuries cannot be prevented. The most we can truly hope for is injury reduction. When an injury does occur, we must not hinder our body's innate ability to heal. When I was still playing, nearly all trainers and sports medicine professionals swore by the RICE treatment protocol. RICE Treatment refers to the commonly recommended response to an injury: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. The term was...

Sport Specific Training in Las Vegas - Pitching Mechanics

How to make pitching mechanics stick

Sport Specific Training in Las Vegas: Training to improve mechanics baseball. Baseball is a numbers game. How many home runs has someone hit? What is his ERA? How hard does he throw his fastball? These are the conversations at every kitchen table and in every clubhouse and stadium across the country. Now is the time of year to undo what the great game of baseball has done to our bodies. Many times, sports perforamnce training is confused with sport specific training in Las Vegas. A structured performance program is a key to improving health and increasing your body's efficiency leading into your...

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What is Strength?

When is your athlete strong enough? What do you consider strength? Does it really matter how much you bench press if you aren’t fast enough to use it? I’m sure we have all heard a college coach say “Let's offer him a scholarship based off of his bench press numbers.” NONSENSE! No, you haven’t! The numbers don't lie: greater force is greater strength. Get off the machines, get over your one rep max, stop obsessing over how strong you are and focus on how powerful you are....