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September 2014

Athletes We Love: Strongman Dimitar Savatinov

Our newest #teamplayagain athlete, Dimitar Savatinov, was born in Russia. In 2006, Dimitar came to the United States to perform for Ringling Brothers Circus – and by 2009, Mitko (as his friends call him) entered his first Strongman contest – and won first place. At age 33 – and weighing 325 pounds – Mitko continues to…
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How Do the Pros Deal with Foot Injuries?

Pro athletes are plagued with foot trauma issues. Tight End Jeff Cumberland works daily to keep his Achilles tendon flexible enough to play. And he’s not alone. How do these athletes stay on course? Big pro players are likeliest to suffer from Achilles tendon issues. Achilles tendonitis causes inflammation and degeneration of the Achilles tendon…
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Have You Read Your Painkiller Label Lately?

If you watch television, you’ve seen the Aleve commercials. The key selling point for Aleve marketing is the ability to take just two Aleve tablets for all-day pain relief. What the commercial does not mention is the simple direction on the Aleve label: “Do not take longer than 10 days, unless directed by a doctor.”…
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Lubricating Your Joint Engine: Hyaluronic Acid

As early as 1974, studies show that unless the hyaluronic acid (HA) in your body is replenished as you age, the natural lubrication of your cartilage, tendons, muscle and connective tissue degrades. Your body is then exposed to increasing friction in these complex joint systems, and degeneration occurs. Early “joint supplements” took a narrow approach…
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