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Ask an Expert: Sports science insights for athletes

It can be difficult for athletes, coaches and parents to sort out fact, fiction and fads in the evolving field of sports science. The Sanford Sports Science Institute is here to help. Through its role as the official research partner of the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation, SSSI experts are going to your questions in this ongoing … Continue reading Ask an Expert: Sports science insights for athletes

Non-Traditional Exercises Add Variety and Big Benefits

Battle ropes, sandbags, sledgehammers, prowler sleds, tractor tires, and my personal favorite, kettlebells – there are a variety of tools to support non-traditional exercises that create fast results. The intensity of non-traditional exercises is a great way to increase strength, power and endurance, while adding a new twist to your training routine. Below are some … Continue reading Non-Traditional Exercises Add Variety and Big Benefits

Timeless movements: Power clean

Sanford POWER has been developing athletes for 20 years – and the more things change, the more they stay the same. The back squat is one of those “timeless” movements – as effective and essential in 1999 as it is today. This time, Fargo POWER lead Randy Martin, CSCS, breaks down the power clean. Why … Continue reading Timeless movements: Power clean

POWER to host 20th anniversary open house in three locations

Sanford POWER is hosting an open house to celebrate its 20th year of developing athletes. The public is invited to tour the Sanford POWER centers in Bismarck, Fargo and Sioux Falls from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. The event is free and open to everyone. People can meet the POWER staff, learn about the personalized … Continue reading POWER to host 20th anniversary open house in three locations

Speed Up Your Recovery with Blood Flow Restriction Training

When you’re recovering from surgery or a serious injury, there are times when heavy lifting and high-intensity exercises are not allowed so that you don’t hurt yourself again. One way to simulate the effects of these exercises is by using blood flow restriction therapy. What is blood flow restriction therapy? Blood flow restriction therapy (BFR) … Continue reading Speed Up Your Recovery with Blood Flow Restriction Training

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