Push Yourself for Guts and Glory at Houston’s First D10 Decathlon

Push Yourself for Guts and Glory at Houston’s First D10 Decathlon

Posted on October 7, 2016 by The Athletic Room Team

If you’re a former competitive athlete, you probably think about your glory days with nostalgia. There’s nothing else quite like the buildup of game day nerves, the ultimate victory on constant replay in your head, the surge of endorphins before and after an event and, after all is said and done, the celebration of victory or […]

Touchdown Tour coming to Sylvester Turner Park and Harris Academy

Touchdown Tour coming to Sylvester Turner Park and Harris Academy

Posted on October 7, 2016 by The Athletic Room Team

“Read On,” the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee’s early literacy Legacy Initiative, will be in the community at Harris Academy on Friday, October 14. Former football players including Wade Smith (Houston Texans), Kailee Wong (Houston Texans), Ellis Wyms (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Herb Taylor (Kansas City Chiefs), among other special guests, will be in attendance to […]

Cryotherapy for Golf – Taking a Deep Freeze to Stay Hot

Cryotherapy for Golf – Taking a Deep Freeze to Stay Hot

Posted on October 7, 2016 by The Athletic Room Team

Whole-body cryotherapy – brief exposure in a nitrogen vapor-filled chamber to temperatures exceeding -200°F – is gaining popularity on Tour. Several top pros have taken the deep freeze, including Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Zach Johnson andPadraig Harrington. Why? Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Fascial Stretching

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Fascial Stretching

Posted on October 7, 2016 by The Athletic Room Team

When you think about the idea of stretching your body, you probably think: back, hamstrings, or IT band. (What’s that? You aren’t regularly stretching?!) But there are many other body parts that benefit from a good stretch besides those tight muscles. Read More