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Wrestling Sports Guide

Wrestling Sports Guide
When you were a kid the excuse of training to be an Olympic wrestler probably wouldn’t have appeased your mother as you pinned your sibling to the ground by twisting one arm behind their back, but the excuse certainly would have been worth a try anyways! Wrestling is a seriously competitive sport, and requires significant training at any level of competition in order for you to become proficient at the sport without injuring yourself each time you step onto the mat.
Posted on 2019-02-20

Tennis Sports Guide

Tennis Sports Guide
Tennis is a sport that is enjoyed by thousands of people around the world thanks to the need for minimal equipment, and only one other person to play with!  Good weather adds to the fun of playing the sport, but thousands of people also enjoy the swoosh of the racket and the crack of a smashed ball on indoor courts as well. Unfortunately we can’t all smash or serve like Roger Federer or Serena Williams but everyone can prepare their bodies, just as the pros do, in order to avoid injur...
Posted on 2019-02-13

Learn To Run A 5K

Learn To Run A 5K
See a two month plan to get into shape and finish your first 5k.  Now, two months seems like a short time and the temptation to skip ahead and do more than you should, will almost be too much to bear.  But hold yourself back. Don't try to do more, even if you feel you can. On the other hand, you find the plan below is a little too trying, increase the number of weeks in the plan. There might be a certain race you really want to do, but going before you are ready may make you never want...
Posted on 2019-02-07

Running Sports Guide

Running Sports Guide
Whether you are racing in the 400 meter at the Olympics or you are jogging the track at your local high school, any true runner knows that this sport requires not only incredible endurance and great lung capacity, but that you also had better keep your legs in shape to win your race.Most running injuries happen in the hips, knees, ankles and feet of runners.  There is not only intense repetitive motion in this sport, but it also requires ample stretching and just a tiny bit of coordination....
Posted on 2019-02-06

Dance & Gymnastics Sports Guide

Dance & Gymnastics Sports Guide
The popularity of shows like "Dancing with the Stars", as well as the interest the gymnastic competitions at the Olympics garners, has made many people turning to both of these activities for exercise and sport.  However, there is much more to the Rumba than simply "shaking it" and a lot more to the balance beam than just placing one foot in front of the other. In order to get moves like Cheryl Burke or the grace and balance of Shawn Johnson, any dancer or athlete must condition themselves...
Posted on 2019-01-29

Backpack Complete Guide

Backpack Complete Guide
No matter what our age or where we are going, everyone seems to have a lot of stuff to haul around.  Whether you have a little one going off to school, are making your way to university or work yourself, or are heading out on a single day or multi-day trek, a backpack is often the carrying mode of choice. The body’s strong back, abdominals, and legs take the load of transporting items when you use a good backpack rather than leaving that load up to the weaker arms and shoulders, such ...
Posted on 2019-01-26

Basketball Sports Guide

Basketball Sports Guide
Sometimes it may seem as if a basketball player can defy the laws of gravity with a wicked dunk or jump shot.  Almost everyone can remember Michael Jordan propelling himself through the air, almost as if he was climbing an invisible stairway, straight to the basket.  However, regardless of how graceful a basketball player may seem, it is important to know, no one can fly, and it only looks incredible until you come falling back down to Earth. Basketball injuries are easy to get. ...
Posted on 2019-01-21

Why Is Michael Phelps Such A Dominant Swimmer? He Had Therapy...

Why Is Michael Phelps Such A Dominant Swimmer? He Had Therapy...
Why Is Michael Phelps Such A Dominant Swimming? Hark work, dedication, and Therapy... Remember those cupping marks?! This is Greenville SC's Guide for Swimmers: in for Swimming. Welcome to 's patient resource about swimming.Let's face it; Michael Phelps has made the sport of swimming incredibly cool.  It was amazing to watch him glide through the water like it was his home, as if he had flippers instead of hands and feet.  Michael Phelps assisted in opening up the world of swim...
Posted on 2018-10-26

Volleyball: Set, Dig, Spike, & Therapy

Volleyball: Set, Dig, Spike, & Therapy
Greenville SC's Volleyball Guide: Set, Dig, Spike, & Therapy in for Volleyball Players. Welcome to 's patient resource about services for volleyball.There is a lot more to volleyball than jumping around in the sand on a beach in a bikini -- Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh proved that at the Olympics.  This highly competitive sport requires an athlete to be in top shape, both in hand-eye coordination and athletic ability.The majority of volleyball injuries occur to the hands, ...
Posted on 2018-10-19

Soccer Guide To Shoot & Scooore!

Soccer Guide To Shoot & Scooore!
Greenville SC's Soccer Guide to Shoot & Scooooore!! in for Welcome to 's patient resource about .In Greenville SC  is a sport that is not only fun to play, but it is a sport that provides a great workout to everyone on the field.  However, if the proper conditioning is not in place, the field can be laden with potential landmines for injury.The majority of injuries are directly related to the muscles and joints of the knees, ankles and hips; and because of the repetitive m...
Posted on 2018-09-20

Are You Ready For Some Football! Here is What the PROS know to Stay in the Game!

Are You Ready For Some Football! Here is What the PROS know to Stay in the Game!
It's football season in Greenville SC. PPT will educate you in the ways to stay healthy while you play Football.  We want to make sure you have the resources to stay at the top of your game. There is no denying that life on the gridiron can be a grind.  Football is a tough sport and the sheer toll it takes on the body of players makes it easy to see why the professional only plays once a week.Regardless of the level you are at, if you are playing in high school, college, the NFL or in...
Posted on 2018-09-08

THE CROSSFIT ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION

THE CROSSFIT ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION
Are you a CrossFit athlete in Greenville SC? CrossFit is the definition of making FITNESS A SPORT! The hard work, dedication, and grit within a team environment cannot be matched. â€‹But when you push the limits of your body, tissues and aerobic capacity then you increase the likelihood of injuring yourself. With that being said tweaks, injuries and irritations are all part of working out. In my experience, athletes who have been participating in CrossFit for greater than 8 months ten...
Posted on 2018-07-26

THE DANCE ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION

THE DANCE ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION
  Are you a dance athlete in Greenville SC? If anyone says that dancers are not an athlete, then they obviously know nothing about dance. Dance athletes require the perfect balance of strength, flexibility, coordination, and power in order to create the illusion of simplicity and beauty with the most difficult of dynamic movements. Let’s face it, dance is a hard sport! Try to get 100 individuals to stand, walk, run, and then leap on the tips of their toes like a ballerina, ...
Posted on 2018-07-07

THE MARTIAL ARTS ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION - WRESTLING, BOXING, KARATE, TAEKWONDO, MUAY THAI, JIU JITSU, JUDO, ETC.

THE MARTIAL ARTS ATHLETE: INTRODUCTION - WRESTLING, BOXING, KARATE, TAEKWONDO, MUAY THAI, JIU JITSU, JUDO, ETC.
Are you a Martial Arts athlete in Greenville SC? Mixed Martial Arts is a combination of many combat disciplines: Boxing, Taekwondo, Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Karate, Muay Thai, Krav Maga, etc. These martial arts athletes rely on their physical performance, mental stamina, and sometimes luck in the moment to excel in their sport. However, the demands of martial arts means injuries can occur more frequently than other sports. I know firsthand, I was a hi...
Posted on 2018-07-03

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