Instructions on How to Size a Mouthguard

Your mouthguard is an important piece of safety equipment in many sports. Football, boxing and many martial arts require it, while it remains optional but recommended in many others. A mouthguard cushions the impact of a blow to the chin. This protects your teeth from…

A Full High School Football Workout Program

Football workout programs are broken into four parts: off-season, spring season, summer and in-season. Throughout the year the frequency and intensity of your workouts will change, but the exercises you complete will remain fairly consistent. Most strength coaches believe in adjusting sets, reps and weights…

How to Treat a Minor Ankle Sprain & Still Play Sports

Ankle sprains are some of the most common injuries in sports, especially frequent in sports that involve lateral movement such as basketball, soccer and football. Because the ligaments and tendons in your ankle are weakened with every sprain, the risk of re-injury grows with each…

How to Blow Up an Exercise Ball

An exercise ball can revitalize your fitness workout. Also called Swiss balls, balance balls or stability balls, exercise balls are known for working your core and can also strengthen every major muscle group. Physiotherapists use exercise balls to treat patients who have undergone surgery or…

Homemade Agility Ladder

The agility ladder is one of the most common and effective tools for developing speed, coordination and quickness in athletes. Plus, the agility ladder can be made at home in minutes and for minimal cost. Agility ladders are thin ladders, consisting of two side rails…