The 3 most common types of knee injuries. Do you know when to use a knee compression sleeve?
Caroline Wozniacki Former No.1 World Player WTA.
Athlete in extreme heat. Dehydration
Congratulation to these titleholders! This week’s blog is personally inspiring. It is remarkably rewarding for the entire Body Helix team and me to watch our
Pickleball, the 3 most essential things you need to learn. How a National Tennis Champion learns to play pickleball.
Pickleball, what is the fascination with this “new” sport? Why are tennis players finding this sport so inviting? How quickly can a National Tennis Champion
low back extensor muscle strain tennis/pickleball elbow ankle/foot injuries I am delighted to have a guest blogger for this edition, Lizl Kotz, who offers her
Emotionally Intelligent Superhumans, The 3 Noteworthy Secrets
3 Amazing worlds of superhuman intellect
Superhuman swimming accomplishments by Michael Phelps.
How sports unites humanity with kindness and compassion.
Have you ever had a conversation with yourself that took place inside your head? Some people listen to their internal dialogue every minute of every
For an athlete, nothing is more frustrating than frequent re-injuries. Injuries can be varied or recurring, nagging ones. In this week’s blog, let’s consider the
Screen time will make you fit.
Grit characteristics can be learned, nurtured, and cultivated.
Building your personal winning team. The foods and drinks we consume, the people with whom we come into contact, and our activities could be said
The power of one. Take back your health
Those suffering from arthritis want and need to get back to the things that bring them joy. However, many are inactive by choice – fearing
Here we are in the middle of winter. Our friends who suffer from arthritis tell us that this cold weather causes flare-ups. Let’s review ways
Inside today’s blog: This is the way. The elusive chasm that sets elite athletes apart Perform when you think you can’t For the love of
Can you play chess while running a marathon?
Mental Toughness – Test Your Mettle Three ways to improve mental toughness – not easy, but worth it! What tips your wagon? The only bad
The Mirror Effect. How to redirect bully antics in sports and life The Mirror Effect Don’t play in their sandbox How to tell if your
How to Keep your New Years Resolutions! The secret is setting your RAS. Here we are in 2022! Many of us are making new fitness
Healthspan Live longer. Live healthier. In today’s blog, we’ll consider tips for living longer and healthier lives. Healthspan over Lifespan? Grocery Tour Guide The 3
Top 5 Tips for Back Pain This week, for your wellness neural-cultivating pleasure, we’re covering back pain and steps for you to Move Through It.
Blog: Top 5 tips for elbow pain In this week’s wellness blog, let’s explore the elbow. Tennis elbow pain – not just for tennis players
Knee Pain and Inflammation The bodyhelix team scours hundreds of sources to bring you reliable, science-based information. As a salutogenic company, our primary directive is
Fred Robinson, Tennis Champion. NC Tennis Hall of Fame.
Maximize Your Training In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: Salutogenesis – a new approach to an old wisdom The pathogenesis paradigm Neural cultivating –
Sports Drinks In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: The Great American Sugar Paradox Sugar lessons learned the hard way Creating a healthy choice for
Blog: JUST DON’T DO IT! How to avoid the boondoggle In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: King of Language Boondoggle 21st Century Sports Science
Made in America. The American Dream Genuineness Our Journey The American Dream My early years in North Carolina were during the last two pivotal decades
BEYOND THE TRIBE The Bizarre World of Fred! In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: Tribe realization Tribe exploration Tribe expansion Tribe realization Have you
There’s more to yoga than jumping around the mat.
Why do some athletes have fewer injuries? In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: Rehab or Prehab Your Litmus Test Sleep + Hydration Carefully crafted
In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: Exercise class or training lesson – the 97:3 rule Hard work vs. Sacrifice Falling off the Great Mental
Blog: Why do some athletes choke more than others? In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following: The Big Gag Time Travel Choking and Injuries Prevention and
Fred Robinson National Tennis Champion. North Carolina Hall of Fame. Mindset in overcoming your injuries.
Breaking News Is Broken! The athlete’s media burden For the love of money Media shifts ‘process’ to ‘results’ thinking Meeting the media challenge This week
Mental Meltdowns In today’s blog, we’ll consider the following. New York Meltdown No whine with your cheese S.A.R.A.H. Regret or Regroup Through A Glass Darkly
To be human is to crave connection, You are not alone.
Lifetime sports are precious. In today’s blog, we’ll examine the precious benefits of playing sports and the painful detriments of not being active. Topics include:
Binary Thinking: Benefit or Bias? Key topics: Benefits Biases Zooming in Cultivate Spectrum Thinking Benefits Binary thinking, also known as dichotomous thinking, happens when complex
Specificity: Can it slow your progress? The categories we are working through this summer are: Mindset Injuries Energy Specificity Today’s blog will cover these themes:
secrets to boost your energy
Blog: Injury Hacks! How to minimize your injuries. The categories we are working through over the coming weeks are: Mindset Injuries Energy Specificity Today’s blog will
The underrated weapon of champions The categories we are working through over the coming weeks are: Mindset Injuries Energy Specificity Last week I covered course
Training is not a responsibility it’s a privilege.
Today’s blog will cover these topics: Stretch the paradigm into a paragon The Generation Effect Bewilderment – A champion’s best friend How many times have
Today’s blog will cover these topics: What smart people know about multitasking. Are we wired for multitasking? How does multitasking impact sports performance? Tactics for
A Champion’s Self-Talk Today’s blog offers winning focus techniques. Belief is not enough Building the mental skillsets Learning the language Self-Talk fails and corrections Cues
Keys to Improving Your Performance Change your past to change your future Today’s blog contains relevant research that can be used to enhance your performance
Control and Perfection – Not the Pathway of Champions Over my years of coaching, I have seen recurring themes that hamper an athlete’s dreams of
World of sports
What a champion knows.
Emotional Behavior + Awareness Thinking = Inspiring Results This week’s blog is one of my favorite areas of interest. It’s about insanity, self-worth, and awareness.
In This Week’s Blog: Game Theory Game Theory Finite and Infinite Games Finite and Infinite Mindsets Tennis – A Finite Game with an
Who is in Control of Your Life? Unless you choose otherwise, you are the only person you can control. You are the only person
Neural-Cultivating, Emotional Intelligence A breath of fresh air Balancing the predictable with the unknown Ways to develop Emotional Intelligence Advancing humanness “You take people as
“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” -Coach John Wooden Elite Coaching In today’s blog you will discover: 🔵 A gauge
“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ― W.B. Yeats Neural-Cultivating, Happy is humorous. Our 120-bit brain I
Tips in this week’s blog: Happy is Smart The Most Important Decision We Will Ever Make Einstein’s Two Magical Life Tenets The Black Hole of
Neural-Cultivating – Personal Freedom vs. Social Responsibility In our series on Bio-Cultivating, we study ways to improve Healthspan. Neural-Cultivating is part of the science of brain
Bio-Cultivating, Microdosing “If you seek average results, pursue those that advise you to use your Common Sense. If you seek extraordinary results, run like hell
Bio-Cultivating, energy systems “What gets measured gets managed.” What you can learn from this week’s blog: Personal FRED FLOPS! Who does this stuff? Benefits from
Anti-Aging Secrets: Live Healthy, Live Longer. RATED BLOG – AA (Athletic Audience)Health, Science, Performance Enhancing Language, Athletic Audience Advised This week my treasure hunt
Bio-Cultivating Learn Act Share Are You Being Hijacked? Bio-Cultivating/Microbiome. Brain-Gut Microbiome Connection: RATED BLOG – AA (Athletic Audience)Health, Science, Performance Enhancing Language,
Bio-Cultivating Learn Act Share Bio-Cultivating Performance Enhancing Knowledge Bio-Cultivating, in simple terms, brings you powerful health insights and free resources to foster clarity
Leaner and Healthier: Part Two – Stay on Track with Power Tools Part Two: (Stay on track with “Power Tools”) Tips from last
Leaner and Healthier: Part One One of the most important things to remember is that you are surrounded by people who care about
Fred Says…… True or False? Question #6 Answer #6 Question #5 Answer #5 Question #4 Answer #4 Question #3 Answer #3 Question #2 Answer
Time travel: Their most powerful advantage. Yes. Actually, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, and many other professionals, are using Time Perspective training in
Materials, Foot care
All I Want for Christmas is Body Helix! Give them what they really want! Our high-quality compression products and face masks are the perfect gift
Body Helix Customer Saves a Life Mark Vines is an American tennis player who has been lucky enough to play in singles and doubles
Body Helix Retail Price List.
Face Masks: Unveiling the Right One for You The Value Behind Today’s Masks With the advent of modern medicine, we understand how germs can give rise to
Body Helix Founder, Fred Robinson, Inducted into the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame. Body Helix is proud to announce company founder, Fred Robinson,
Here are some great gift ideas for the active person on your list As a matter of fact, these come personally recommended from Fred Robinson,
Living with Your Aching Knees – How a Knee Compression Sleeve Can Help If you have knees that ache constantly or the aching comes
Secrets to actually improving your mental endurance and your game. Question: I’m better than they are so why did I lose? Answer: You are not
I recently read that the average human attention span is now approximately FIVE seconds ( ). That’s less than the attention span of a goldfish!
Shift your focus and relieve pressure on yourself. In today’s short video, tennis champion Fred Robinson goes over how to shift your focus from
A partnership is born Body Helix and its founder, Fred Robinson, are excited to announce a new partnership with the Time Value of Tennis YouTube
The Benefit of Injuries Did you do a double-take on the title of this post? I know it sounds crazy, but there are benefits
Fred’s Favorite Body Helix Products Body Helix all began because I strained a hamstring and it wasn’t getting any better. After playing for months with
4 Reasons You Need a Helix in Your Life 1. COMPRESSION WORKS Research shows a drastic decrease in pain sensation when compression is applied to injuries.
Fuel for the Mind: Book Recommendations I go through books like most people go through coffee. Therefore, if you have been following along with
It’s All About Your Target This video is an “oldie but goodie.” Several years ago, I sat down with longtime friend, Brent Abel of
3 Types of Cardio for Your Weekly Workouts I’m often asked what I do for training off the court. I wanted to share the
IT Band Syndrome
Elastic Bandages: a Thing of the Past Many of us are familiar with the RICE (Rest Ice Compression Elevation) method of treating an acute
Biceps and Triceps Injury Management Please Note: We are always careful not to give medical advice. Please seek a medical evaluation for severe or prolonged
How Can a Compression Wrap Help with Arthritis? A Background on Arthritis
Which is Better for Me: a Knee Brace or a Knee Sleeve? We receive many questions about the various types of knee braces and
Common Shoulder Injuries and How to Get Relief Thanks for telling us about your shoulder pain. Stay tuned… you’ll be getting more information via
In my last post on mental endurance, Three Ways to Improve Your Mental Endurance, we discussed:
Fred’s Fundamentals: Food and What It’s Really Doing to Your Body Is our daily routine optimal for our health? How long during the day
After reading my first post on Mental Endurance and watching Roger Federer’s hitting session, you should have a quick glimpse at your attention span. If
Shalon Morris is a busy mom of three children. She has been married to her husband, Michael, for 16 years. They have 3 children, all who participate in sports
Training equals getting beat up and extreme training means getting pounded all the time! I have always been a believer in taking care of myself.
Christine Williams is a busy mom of two children. She was a professional dancer, teacher, studio owner and choreographer. She has also owned a businesses
Product Recommendations: Shakes and Hydration Training hard requires you to replenish what your body has lost. Protein shakes and hydration supplements are a necessity
For many years, I have asked my tennis acquaintances and students these three simple questions, which apply to many sports and life endeavors:
Exercise can have a substantial impact on your overall health as well as symptoms related to arthritis, and it plays a key role in successfully
To kick off my new blog series, I felt it best to start with some of my favorite vitamins and supplements. Anyone who knows me knows
Volleyball’s repetitive jumping, diving, and explosive overhead movements create ideal conditions for injury. While most acute injuries are difficult to avoid, they can be managed
We’re on our feet constantly, but no one knows how often more than someone with plantar fasciitis. Constant pain in the bottom of your foot
Chronic pain around the inner part of your shin is maddening to anyone attempting to go about their day in a normal fashion. For the
At Body Helix, our mission is more than just providing our customers with compression sleeves that help them move with less pain. We are also
In this post, friend of Body Helix, Amy Mierzwa, shares with us her expertise on Sever’s Disease, which is something that affects many young athletes as
“You can’t get hurt during pickleball, can you?” Of course you can! While its popularity in recreation has risen due to the slower, lower-intensity nature,
If you’re a runner, you either have personal experience, or know someone who has had a run-in with shin splints. Shin splints, also known as
Despite being a mouthful to say, Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease (OSD) is a very common injury in young athletes. It’s incredibly painful to those who suffer from
Getting older is unavoidable. We all come face-to-face with the annoying effects of aging eventually. One of those downsides is slower, less efficient recovery from
A disease with a name similar to “severe” might sound daunting, but Sever’s disease is a fairly common disorder caused by inflammation of growth plates
Happy New Year from the team at Body Helix! You’ve likely been bombarded recently with commercials and social media posts encouraging you to join the
If your kid plays an organized sport, odds are they’re either a) running around between 15 different sports/activities or b) so busy with the demands
Let’s face it – having a kid around is asking for a bump or bruise at some point. Yet there are certain steps you can
In a society that requires office workers to spend long hours in front of a computer, poor posture and shoulder alignment are becoming more and
Many back pain sufferers struggle with what’s causing their pain, not realizing that extensive sitting each day could be the main culprit. In fact, according
According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 54 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, with the most common type of arthritis being osteoarthritis, which affects an estimated 31
The physical pain one endures through an injury is only a small part of the pain that the injury inflicts. There is also emotional pain.
Wimbledon 2018 is coming to a close. As tennis players and avid fans, we love to watch the grand slam tournaments. The pomp, the circumstance,
In the short video above, Lisa Dodson, developer and owner of ServeMaster, reviews the Body Helix Shoulder compression sleeve. Dodson, who is no stranger to
Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with one of Charlotte’s premier Crossfit coaches and nutrition experts, Jessica Pinkerton. Pinkerton has a bachelor’s degree
Movement is complex, to say the least. Sensory input and output must happen in order to create movement in our bodies. Our brains have the
Compression as a method of injury management has been around since the days of RICE (Rest Ice Compress Elevate). Compression has been proven time and time
Tennis player Lawrence Fuller recently sat down with Tom Parker, MD to discuss his experience with Body Helix compression wraps. While our products help those
According to statisticbrain.com, there are 29,000,000 golfers in the United States. Over nine percent of the U.S. population plays golf. With numbers this high, it
We are happy to have guest blogger Peter Fryer on the Body Helix blog today. Fryer is a longtime friend of Body Helix and author
Golf is an “explosive sport”, a term used to describe the rapid development of force or power. The golf stroke includes the rapid acceleration of
We’ve partnered up our friends at Health Perch to bring you some new exercises to spice up your workout. Whether you’re short on space, time, or budget,
Guest blogger, Lizl Kotz, of Lizl Kotz Performance shares some great insight into why you should try various sports and activities to help you stay
Kids going through a rapid growth spurt are vulnerable to anterior knee pain. This is pain that occurs at the front of the knee and
WHAT CAUSES ARTHRITIS?
Sports Medicine Physician, Todd McGrath, MD, from Philadelphia, PA, had this awesome information to share regarding one of his patients. If you are someone you
If you’ve ever hit the gym really hard, you’ve probably suffered through this particularly nasty workout hangover. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS if you
We all need a little motivation and inspiration now and then.
Why You Should Switch Up Your Exercise Routine If we do the same motion over and over again, two things happen: 1. Imbalances develop
Body Helix is excited to have Guest Blogger, Candice Case, join us today. Case is a certified group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and CrossFit coach. Read
Most of us think of pain only as suffering. And not just suffering, but suffering in its most raw and physical form. Of course, this
Our knees take a beating. Whether you are walking, jogging, or just doing every day activities you are putting pressure on your knees. This revealing
Body Helix Announces Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon and Nationally Ranked Tennis Player as Medical Director
Body Helix is proud to announce that Erin Boynton, MD, has recently joined the Body Helix team as Medical Director. For the last sixteen years,
We’ve all thought about taking our tennis game to the next level. If you play competitively at all, you have likely asked yourself a myriad
As fitness enthusiasts can attest, injuries can be frustrating and painful. Learning to prevent and manage injuries is important for the serious, as well as
Click here to view the video with Dr. Erin Boynton, Orthopedic Surgeon, and Fred Robinson of Body Helix. Video Transcription is below.
Check out some of these strengthening tips from LiveStrong.com if you have hip pain or a hip injury. Hip injuries can drastically decrease quality of life,
Bob Litwin has made it his life, his work, his passion to help people live the very best stories of their lives, whether in sports, business,
We are excited to partner with Elite Physical Therapy to provide you with performance tips, workout ideas, and rehabilitation suggestions to help you perform at
A Physician’s Personal Review of the Adjustable http://bodyhelix.comKnee Helix Dr. Karl Fields, UNC professor and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cone Health
Injuries are on the rise in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and outdated methods of treatment are no longer sufficient for today’s professional tennis players.
If you’re an athlete then nothing signals the arrival of spring training season like those longer days and the steady rise of the mercury. Whether
Guest blogger Tim Wilkison recently shared his insight into five of the top training tips for tennis players. In his tennis career, Wilkison reached 23rd
We recently caught up with psychologist, Neal Newman, Ph.D. about the mental aspects of working through an injury. As an athlete, you will no doubt experience injuries. However,
Today, we welcome guest blogger Carlos Salum, leadership performance strategist and professional tennis coach. Salum, founder of Salum International Resources, has helped world-class tennis players
Greg Artzt, friend of Body Helix, joins us on the blog today discussing his top eight lessons learned from spending his life playing competitive
We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with former two-time Australian Open Champion, Johan Kriek. Our conversation covered timely topics such as injuries among
“Testing a new knee brace from Body Helix. Gotta admit, it does a great job. Had some problems with lateral movement in my league match
Tennis players – this one’s for you! Guest Blogger, Pender Murphy, serves up his top lessons learned during his many years on the court. Murphy
Some of the most common injuries plaguing the professional tennis circuit also plague amateur tennis players. Compression treatment, recommended as part of the classic RICE (Rest, Ice,
Over the past several years, I have noticed many athletes wearing colorful Kiniseo Tape on different parts of their bodies for injury management and often
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Physicians sometimes recommend ice for injuries and at other times tell you to keep an injury warm. How do you know what is the right
“As a petite adult tennis player, it is very challenging to find quality products to support various body parts prone to injury so I was
Endurance athletes are no strangers to overuse injuries. These can include stress fractures and shin splints or other injuries that may involve the muscles of
“Tennis elbow” is the common name for lateral epicondylitis and occurs when you have tendonitis – swelling and pain of the tendon in your elbow. As the
If you’re an athlete who’s out of commission because of an injury, you may worry about maintaining your fitness level during the lost training time.
Most anyone with an active lifestyle has likely suffered from a hamstring strain, calf strain, ankle sprain or some other type of strain and/or sprain injury at some
Family Steals Knee Helixes “I really like your knee products. My family keeps stealing them.”Thomas H This review says it all. This review was by
Body Helix for Tennis Players You know the drill, though, even if you are injured – you push on and you keep playing. You
Mark Woodforde, nationally ranked tennis player and 17-time grand slam champion, raves about Body Helix Compression after he sustained a thigh injury. Mark took it upon
We made a mistake and sent the wrong product to Norman Gordon. Mr. Gordon contacted us. Although we wish we had not made the mistake,
Compression Knee Helix Frequently Asked Questions
With minor acute ankle injuries the usual first step in management is the use of RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation). The Ankle Helix provides
“Love the product – came across the product at a Lacrosse festival outside of Chicago a few years ago – I ran track in college
“-itis” means inflammation, so tendonitis means inflammation of a tendon. Patellar tendonitis refers to the body’s normal inflammatory response when excessive stretch or repetitive use,
Selection of the correct Helix will maximize the benefits of compression The Full Knee Helix is the preferred Helix if you have suffered any major knee