The Football Helmet Just Got the Biggest Redesign Since the 1960s–and It’s Coming to the NFL Next Season

 

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May 16, 2017

The Football Helmet Just Got the Biggest Redesign Since the 1960s–and It’s Coming to the NFL Next Season

NFL games might sound a lot different this season. Seattle-based startup Vicis has been working since 2013 on a new type of football helmet that’s designed to yield on contact. The result is a thud sound, instead of the violent crack players and fans are used to hearing.

The Need for Maximal Velocities in Training

I’m big on speed for soccer. I don’t know a player or a coach that wouldn’t want to be faster or have their team be faster. In many practice scenarios though, players don’t get exposure to maximal intensity / maximal velocity sprints. If players don’t see regular (1-2x week) exposure to maximal velocity in practice,…

Rebuilding and Recovery: Cutting-Edge Sports Nutrition – SimpliFaster

In this installment of our Freelap Friday Five interviews, we talk to sports nutritionist Katie Mark about the impact of diet and nutrition on the gut, and how gut health affects athletic performance. We also discuss sweat rate and salt intake, recovery drinks, exercise-associated muscle cramps (EAMC), and new developments in sports nutrition.

3 Sports Performance Companies Combining Technology & Science To Build Superior Athletes

In today’s sports, the difference between winning and losing, success and failure, is small. Football is said to be “a game of inches.” In baseball a player has “less than the blink of an eye” to hit the ball. The bar is constantly being raised as athletes build upon the foundation that the prior generation left behind.

Swimming with Speedo On – Sports Wearable

Speedo’s new web app to track your swimming is here. Speedo On will replace the old app Speed Fit It syncs with water proof fitness trackers and sport watches to records your swim sessions. Before you get too excited about it, we would like to warn you that the app is still in beta phase and …

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