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Monthly Archives: May 2015

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR SHOULDER (PAIN) BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

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  • Published May 22, 2015
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 Memorial Day Weekend is pretty much synonymous with summer fun-in-the-sun and “fun” usually involves some sort of activity involving the shoulder. Most athletes’ winter workouts let the shoulder girdle hibernate.  Besides a little ski pole or hockey stick action and some shoveling, those four muscles that comprise your rotator cuff (Subscapularis, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus and Teres Minor) have probably gone night-night and need a little waking up before engaging in rigorous tennis matches, rounds of golf, kayak trips or even lap-swimming. Continue reading…

3 Reasons Why You Need To Be Having a “Pro Day”

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  • Published May 15, 2015
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For years, our athletes have been jonesing for us to offer a group fitness workout that would challenge them and increase performance. At Fusion, we don’t exercise for the sake of exercise; we train effectively, safely and, most importantly, purposefully. We train SMART because when we do, we see measurable results. And because we can sometimes be just a little competitive, we like to gain when we train! Continue reading…

INJURY PREVENTION TIP #1: FOAM ROLL

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  • Published May 4, 2015
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unnamedIt’s not as comfortable as you would think.  If you’ve watched fellow athletes grab a long or short, smooth or grooved, foam roller and place it under their back and legs or on their IT band, it looks like a self-massage.  And massages often feel good.  The difference with the foam roller “massage” is that, if you’re tight as most hard-working athletes are, the compression of the roller on taut or strained muscles can be less than soothing.  We at Fusion have heard moans, groans and yelps of discomfort, not pleasure, as athletes roll their tissue across foam!  It is a love-hate relationship with the self-torture device that busts up bound up tissue and allows athletes to achieve their personal best. Continue reading…