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Muscle Fatigue

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Muscle fatigue is a condition where your muscles lose ability to generate force. It can be a sign that your body needs a break, or a symptom of serious illness. It’s important to be able to recognize muscle fatigue, and to be able to differentiate it from the regular “burn” associated with working out. Doing30

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Sports Injuries of the Knee

Sports injuries are a serious concern for today’s athletes. While careful engagement in athletic activity can prevent injuries, accidents still happen. No one wants to lose the opportunity to play a favorite sport or contribute to their team, so many athletes take extensive steps to educate and physically prepare themselves. The right information can make30

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Anterior Ankle Impingement (Footballer’s Ankle)

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With football season in now started, there seems to be no better time to talk about anterior ankle impingement–AKA, footballer’s ankle. Footballer’s ankle has been the bane of many athletes, including dancers, runners, and soccer players. Athletes whose sport involves regular kicking motions are particularly vulnerable. What is it? This is a condition that may30

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Fall Sports Leagues for Adults: New Jersey Edition

Summer sports leagues may be a great way to get out and have a good time, but fall leagues are a great way to keep that momentum going–and continue getting that regular dose of activity when you need it most. Participating in sports is a great way to meet new people, combat work-related stress, and30

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Get Over Gym Shyness With These 5 Tips

Gyms are scary. Even as they continue to evolve into brighter, cheerier, more welcoming spaces, for many, they remain as anxiety-inducing as the body-builder garages of old. Maybe it’s because you feel self-conscious about your body or abilities; maybe you’re worried you mess up some piece of unspoken gym etiquette.  Whatever the reason, it’s holding30

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Three Free Apps for Getting Fit

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Whether you’re an Olympian or an average civilian just trying to shed some pounds, chances are there’s room to make your workout a little more fun. Here are some fun apps to try integrating into your fitness routine! Charity Miles This application donates money to charity for each mile your run, walk, or bike–specifically, twenty30

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Four Perks of Being a Female Athlete

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In the wake of the US Women’s dramatic World Cup win, female athletes are finally poised to get the respect–and admiration–they so very much deserve. Here are some of the advantages women have on the field: Flexibility Women typically have longer, more elastic muscles than men, which in turn makes them more flexible. This gives30

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Athletic injuries, discomfort, or that nagging sense you aren’t achieving your full potential? Game on. Here at New Jersey Sports Medicine, our experts are here to heal the injured and help players at every level unlock their best selves. If you’re ready to hit a home run for your health, contact us today and request an appointment.