August 20, 2015

Running is a complex exercise that involves balance, power and endurance. If you think about it, you are hopping from one leg to the next (a high level exercise) for thousands of repetitions at a time.  If one or a group of muscles is not functioning optimally your ris...

August 11, 2015

The San Francisco Fire are back in town and they have a match against the LA REIGN on Saturday, August 29th, right here at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Come by to check out the action, and dont forget to say hello to us in the vendor area as well. As part of the spo...

October 22, 2014

Physical activity is one the keys to a long and healthy life.  Unfortunately, injuries can tend to pile up along the way – whether they are as a result of ‘overdoing it’, intense training for an elite competition, lack of recovery time, or as an inevitable result of ag...

August 8, 2014

As you may or may not know, there’s a new sport team in town called the San Francisco Fire. It’s part of the new professional league sport called the Grid League. It is bringing functional fitness co-ed teams from major markets together in a made for TV sport that will...

June 18, 2014

When I put someone through a range of motion sequence, one of the most common things that I hear is “my hamstrings are tight.” Sometimes the person that says this is correct. If you sit in a car to get to work, sit at your desk while you are at work, sit in the car on...

June 12, 2014

It is not running barefoot, it is not talking to someone who does Crossfit, it is not even forgetting to stretch before activity. The number one risk for injury is a previous injury. Yes, that is right, a previous injury. If you have sprained your ankle before, several...

February 26, 2014

Without a doubt one of the most common questions that we hear at SportsPlus is "Can I still train today?" Or, the slightly less expectant version "When can I get back to training?" I love hearing that question - it is a testament to the motivation of the people that we...

February 5, 2014

In the last post we talked about a definition of foam rolling and discussed some of the potential mechanisms for how it works - if you missed it and want to catch up you can read it here. Today we will cover the proposed benefits of foam rolling and the practical appli...

January 20, 2014

Decision fatigue, its real and it may be one of the biggest reasons why your new year’s resolutions fail every year, even when your resolution is to never make a new year’s resolution again. We all have experienced decision fatigue whether we realize it or not. Giving...

December 13, 2013

 

Here are some interesting essays on weight vs fitness and on injury rehabilitation that I came across this week. Just a little food for thought, as well as a little encouragement to MOVE BETTER.

 

 

 

Can you be overweight and fit? As it turns out this is a pretty interes...

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