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A Brief Intro to Trigger Point Release

As muscle maintenance becomes a part of your daily routine of “work + rest = success,” you’ll want to add a technique known as trigger point release to your toolbox. Here's how it works. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How to Choose a Foam Roller

Getting into the habit of foam rolling will produce huge benefits for your performance and recovery. Using any of the SKLZ Barrel Rollers will produce results, though you’ll find that different models are best for different self-massage needs. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Thursday, October 23, 2014

How to Use a Foam Roller

A key component to the EXOS training system is foam rolling. Like a professional massage, foam rolling uses deep compression to roll out muscle spasms that develop during a workout. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Muscle Maintenance: An Often-Overlooked Key to Performance

How much time do you spend on muscle maintenance? If the answer is “not much,” you’re missing out on a crucial aspect of training. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Sunday, October 19, 2014

3 Quick Ladder Drills for Wide Receivers

For more than a decade, performance specialists at EXOS have trained and prepared 523 football players who were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine... Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Monday, September 15, 2014

4 Ways to Start Your Season with the Right Mindset

Stay focused, ease tension, and solidify your game-day performance by getting your head in the game with these simple strategies. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

What Every Athlete Should Know about Preventing Preseason Injuries

Knowing how to warm up effectively and implement post-workout recovery strategies can be the difference between a player that thrives in the regular season and a player that tumbles down the depth chart in the preseason due to preventable injury. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Thursday, August 14, 2014

Why a Strong Pillar is Critical for Soccer

Your pillar, which consists of your hips, torso, and shoulders, is the foundation for all movement. Without a strong pillar, you can’t perform your best. Try our recommended movements to dominate the pitch, and learn to work on a strong pillar. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Wednesday, August 6, 2014

3 Recovery Strategies for Surviving Two-a-Days

Recovery reduces injury and improves performance at training camp or during season. Follow these 3 tips to recover better and faster. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Monday, July 21, 2014

8 Innovative Moves to Revamp Your Warmup

Warming up is about more than just touching your toes or jumping around for a few moments. It’s an integral and necessary part of any practice, game, or training session. Step-by-step guide for a better, more effective warmup. Read More

By Cody CarterPublished on Monday, July 21, 2014

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