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Common weight-lifting mistakes

Lifting weights is a great way to build muscle mass, burn body fat and reduce stress. However, if done incorrectly, weight training can cause serious injury and do more harm than good. Below are some crucial steps you should take to stay safe and get the most out of your workout. Upper Body Performing more … Continue reading Common weight-lifting mistakes

POWER Partners: Fargo Youth Hockey thrives on centralized workout concept

The partnership between Sanford POWER and Fargo Youth Hockey has continued to grow. POWER has always been a huge sponsor for the club’s hockey tournaments, hockey nights and fundraisers within Fargo. Over time, the youth association has grown and expanded their plans with the help of POWER. “We wanted to ramp it up for next … Continue reading POWER Partners: Fargo Youth Hockey thrives on centralized workout concept

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

Dry needling for muscle pain

Patients who experience muscle strains, back pain, neck pain or chronic soreness in their muscles may find relief in a hands-on approach. Dry needling uses a “dry” needle, (meaning one not capable of giving injections) to relieve muscle pain or soreness. It uses thin, solid needles with rounded tips inserted into sore or sensitive tissues. … Continue reading Dry needling for muscle pain

POWER basketball coaches overseas this summer

Three coaches from the Sanford POWER Basketball Academy at the Sanford Pentagon were invited to work overseas this summer. Pat Coughlin, head academy, and coaches Lynn Fredrick and Brett Schlekeway traveled abroad to coach various 365 Sports teams. Schlekeway coached in Italy from July 28-Aug. 5. Coughlin and Fredrick worked in the Bahamas from Aug. … Continue reading POWER basketball coaches overseas this summer

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