Preventing Head Injuries For Hockey and Football Players
It seems as though every time you turn on ESPN you hear a report about some athlete in a contact sport having to miss games due to a concussion or other head injury. I am unsure as to whether head injuries are more prevalent these days or if they are just more publicized. Regardless, head […]
Using Science To Improve Sport Specific Conditioning
I often get asked the question “what type of conditioning do you do with your athletes?” and my answer is always the same……”it depends on the sport, position and individual.” No two sports are exactly alike and no two positions in a given sport are exactly alike either. This article will give a brief overview […]
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A Scientific Approach To Losing Body Fat
In this installment I would like to discuss the common misconceptions surrounding body composition improvement and the fallacy that is calorie counting. Despite the popularization of the “low calorie” approach to weight loss which has been at the fore front of nutrition mass media over the past several decades, scientific research has proven that approaching […]
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Improving Speed and Explosiveness for Power Sports
With the exception of the sport of power lifting, where the goal is to lift as much load as possible, regardless of the time it takes, an athlete’s performance in most other sports is determined by speed, power and explosiveness. In sports such as football, hockey, basketball, track and field, etc. it is not enough […]
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Join us for a Brandon Marshall Fundraising Event!
Performance Training Systems and Chicago Chiropractic & Sports Medicine are excited to host the event benefiting The Brandon Marshall Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading the word about mental health and advocating for treatment and support to benefit the millions suffering from mental illness. The event will be held on Thursday, June 5th from […]
CHECK US OUT IN CRAIN’S
This is a recent article in Chicago’s premiere business publication, Crain’s. The article focuses on the workout of one of our client’s, Dan Hyman. Click the link below to check out the video…. Crain’s Article