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MuscleSound in the MLB – Overtraining

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An MLB team began using MuscleSound® to evaluate and monitor their players’ glycogen levels before the 2013 season. Since then, the club has seen a drastic decrease in soft tissue injuries that have saved the organization millions of dollars in lost salaries. The following outlines how the training staff has incorporated MuscleSound® into their everyday … Continued

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MuscleSound, USA Cycling in VeloNews

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Velonews covers MuscleSound’s work with the US Women’s Track Cycling Team as they get ready for Rio 2016. Article here. MuscleSound backs the U.S. women’s pursuit team for Rio MuscleSound joins USA Cycling’s Project 2016, a bike and technology collaboration designed to help the 2016 World Champion women’s pursuit team as they head to the Rio de … Continued

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Daily Carbohydrate Needs For Athletes

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How Many Carbohydrates Should I Eat? An excessive carbohydrate diet without the right amount of exercise would lead to increase in body fat since the excess carbohydrate would be converted fat. The daily intake of carbohydrates should vary according to the intensity and duration of activity1. Therefore, a recreational athlete who trains 1 hour/day should not … Continued

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The Importance of Nutrition and Carbohydrates for Athletic Performance

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Why Carbs Are Important Good nutrition is a key aspect of health for everyone and is particularly important in the training regime of any athlete. Not ingesting enough – or the right kind of food will result in a lack of important nutrients, leading to less than optimal health and inadequate energy reserves. This is … Continued

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What Is Glycogen?

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What is Glycogen? When we eat carbohydrates, our body changes it into a form of sugar called ‘glucose’ that can be used for energy. The glucose, in turn, is changed to Glycogen, a form of sugar that can be easily stored by our muscles and liver. It is the predominant storage form of glucose and … Continued

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4 Ways to Keep Muscle Injuries From Derailing Your Workout

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By Steve Kurtz Injuries happen to athletes of all types and skill levels — from professionals to weekend warriors. But I’m not just talking about your run-of-the-mill broken bone or scraped knee.Muscle injuries, also known as soft tissue injuries, are far more common, and their effects can be devastating. Not only are they incredibly painful, … Continued

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Startup Flexes Muscle Scan Software

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By Aaron Kremer A Denver startup wants to muscle its way into the training room of college and professional sports teams. Glendale-based MuscleSound has invested $4.3 million into a business that sells software for athletic trainers to monitor athletes’ glycogen levels, the main fuel source for muscles. When glycogen is low, athletes don’t perform as … Continued

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Finding The Sweet Spot

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When is a safe time for sugar? There has been a significant increase in metabolic diseases over the past 30 years, with incidence rates now reaching global pandemic levels. During this time, consumption of fructose has also increased, which is alarming because fructose has the ability to promote chronic metabolic disease. Fructose comprises half of … Continued

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How MuscleSound Technology is Providing New Ways to Measure Athlete Performance

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By Matt Kasten In the modern sports world, the emphasis placed on proper training, nutrition, and recovery has never been greater. The days of Ruthian-esque preparation have been deemed obsolete for decades, and while the pregame consumption of hot dogs and beer until near unconsciousness may have worked at one point, sport organizations around the … Continued

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