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Eat Healthy This Fall For Peak Performance

September 9, 2021

What you put into your body can determine its eventual output in terms of athletic performance. At Bon Secours Sports Performance, our Registered Dieticians work with athletes of all ages with meal planning and dietary assessments to help maintain high levels of energy and endurance. As the seasons change, so often does the availability of […]READ MORE

Sports Tips For Going Back to School

August 8, 2021

As schools head back into session, many kids and teens are getting back to sports after a summer of fun. All the time off over the summer is actually good for your body—rest is important for preventing overuse injuries and the mental break from competition is good for mental health. But now it’s time to […]READ MORE

Avoiding Water Sports Injuries

July 7, 2021

Depending on your sport, summer might be the one time of year you get to take a break from constant games, practices and conditioning. You might be taking advantage of the beach, ocean and bay to participate in some non-competitive water sports that just let you relax and show off all your physical skills. But […]READ MORE

Prepare For Sports in a Post-COVID World

June 6, 2021

Thanks to the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines, we are starting to move toward a post-COVID world; a world in which we can get together again to play sports and cheer on athletes. While it’s great to imagine that everything will just return to normal, it’s likely that sports will never quite be the same […]READ MORE

4 Ways Baseball Players Can Protect Their Shoulders

May 5, 2021

Around half of all competitive baseball players suffer shoulder pain or a shoulder injury. Whether you are pitching or launching a ball from the outfield, it takes tremendous strength in your shoulder to move the ball fast and far. Throwing hard over and over and over again can wear out the muscles, tendons and ligaments […]READ MORE

When To Seek Help When Injured During Sports Activities

April 4, 2021

Some sports injuries obviously need medical attention quickly. After an ACL tear, you might hear a pop and feel significant, severe pain. After a bad hit in football, you might lose consciousness. But other sports injuries are more subtle. Sometimes athletes want to wait to see if their body gets better on its own. But […]READ MORE

How To Prevent Your Gym From Becoming a COVID Hotspot

March 3, 2021

Recently, the CDC issued research that showed that gyms can be a top hotspot for COVID outbreaks. One gym in Chicago, where people exercised without masks, led to 55 people becoming sick with the virus. Another gym in Hawaii experienced a 21 person outbreak. Even as more people are becoming vaccinated, it is important to […]READ MORE

Team-Based Sports Performance Training: Four Benefits

February 2, 2021

While athletes can certainly focus on their individual performance and training, reaching personal goals, training as a team can offer additional benefits. Instead of simply improving one athlete’s performance, team training ensures greater success for every player.  Improved Team Communication and Camaraderie Training together helps you play together. As athletes undergo training together, they can […]READ MORE

Strengthen Muscles To Improve Running Time

January 1, 2021

Runners often focus on technique and cardiovascular health to improve their performance. While these aspects of running are vital to success, you shouldn’t ignore your strength training either. Especially for sprinters, building muscle can help you move faster and farther with each step. Stronger muscles can also help prevent common running injuries, from tendonitis to […]READ MORE

How To Safely Exercise Indoors During the Pandemic

December 12, 2020

While summer and fall athletes had the benefit of being able to exercise outside safely during the pandemic, winter athletes typically spend their time indoors. While games and tournaments may not happen because they are deemed unsafe, that doesn’t mean winter athletes can’t keep training and stay in shape. If you need to move your […]READ MORE