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Mobility Expert Michaela Beauvais Talks Form, Function and CrossFit

Michaela Beauvais is the co-owner of Nampa-based Snake River CrossFit, our Backyard Brawl co-host. She boasts an impressive resume that includes training and experience in physical therapy, rehabilitation, nutrition, Olympic weightlifting and CrossFit among other things. 1,049 more words

Beet Juice

Where the Challenges Come From

A large portion of the 11 Percent concerns the challenges that women face in the sports media field. The one question I haven’t entirely addressed yet, is what is the cause of these supposed “challenges?” Is it the public’s perception of women in sports? 271 more words


A System is Stronger with Variability, and Learning from Failures

Just recently I came across a book called Antifragile by the author Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Taleb describes a phenomena he coins as “antifragile” in which a system gains strength from past failures. 260 more words


"One Bad Tweet"

 A recent article about the consequences of social media posts (One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly to a Student Athlete) is a good reminder to us all about what we post on social media. 422 more words

Community Service

Throwback Thursday - Lara Abend


We look back at 2010 and perhaps the best new find of that year was Lara Abend, an outstanding figure competitor and personal trainer from sunny Tuscon, Arizona. 30 more words


OU athletes come together for special rendition of "I'll Be Home for Christmas"

NORMAN, Okla. – While many people send out Christmas cards, a group of Sooner athletes took a different approach to spreading their message of cheer. 43 more words


Causes of Muscle Cramps and Fatigue

Muscle Cramps are Painful

Every athlete knows the pain and discomfort of having a muscle cramp.  They also know that getting one during a workout or a game or match severely hampers their ability to play, let alone win.   311 more words

Muscle Cramps