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MINNEAPOLIS -- Tight end Kyle Rudolphs two most productive seasons for the Minnesota Vikings were those in which he played every game. Cheap Onitsuka Tiger Shoes Online .After all the surgeries, crutches and rehab, Rudolph has found a training program to supplement team-supervised workouts and improve his durability. The sturdiness of his body at 26 has become as important as the agility and strength needed to thrive in the NFL.Its all about playing 16 games, said Rudolph, who has overcome operations on his hamstring and both hips, plus a broken foot and a sprained knee.He enjoyed an injury-free season in 2015, his first since 2012. Rudolph found his happy place in downtown Minneapolis at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center through a joint venture with the specialized performance training firm EXOS.Jennifer Krogmans goal was just to do some pushups again after a wrist injury.It was a thrill, she said. This was the first progress Id ever made.After eight surgeries in nine years on her broken left wrist, Krogman has finally discovered a way to work out at an intense level without neglecting or damaging the joint that has troubled her.The activities this former high school basketball player and track sprinter has been engaging in at Mayos EXOS site in Rochester, Minnesota, actually arent that all dissimilar from what Rudolph has done to prepare for the football season.The elite athlete is the beacon that gets all the attention, but those same principles trickle down to how we treat every athlete, said Dr. Ed Laskowski, the co-director of Mayos sports medicine operation.Founded in 1999 in the Phoenix area as Athletes Performance, Inc., EXOS has used its experience training first-round draft picks and Olympians as a springboard into the corporate world. EXOS has more than 100 business clients, strengthening employee wellness programs or helping business travelers seeking healthier lifestyles.Call this the combine for the common folks.Obviously, the stakes are a little bit different. There may not be an audience. It may not be televised, but it still has a great internal impact on you, said Alex Lincoln, an EXOS vice president and a former linebacker at Auburn and with the San Francisco 49ers.EXOS is far from alone in the fitness marketplace. But the program is based on four pillars: mindset, movement, nutrition and recovery. Personalized, sustainable and measurable are parameters for implementation, blending high technology with sports science.Trainers can pull out an iPad to evaluate an athletes stride in attempt to correct a mechanical flaw or prevent further injury.A lot of exercise is based on tradition. Were going to do something because thats what Arnold did to get stronger or a coach has told us stuff. Very well-meaning coaches, but a lot of stuff they told us was based on tradition and not based on the rules of the body, Laskowski said. So as weve developed those areas, weve found that there are biomechanical patterns that need to be optimal. Perfect practice makes perfect. We want you to be doing it right from the first time.Even with a wide range of costs, the individualized workout isnt cheap. Krogmans five-times-per-week sessions break down to about $20 apiece, though, a fee shes says is as worthy as the 5:45 a.m. starts.Now that shes mastered techniques for the deadlifts and other weight-bearing exercises without compromising her wrist, Krogman has set her sight on a more ambitious cardiovascular goal: the 7-minute mile she once could run.Everyone else has always told me, `No, you cant do this. You just have to get used to walking, running, riding a bike. Lifting weights, you cant do, Krogman said. I was like, `No, Im pretty sure I can still do that.College athletes have signed up for the program. Haley Nielsen and Stephen Kalina have taken part in small-group sessions at the Mayo-EXOS site in Minneapolis this summer, pushing sleds on the artificial turf and sweating through plyometric box jumps.Nielsen, a hockey player for Wisconsin-River Falls, came in search of more explosiveness on the ice. Kalina, a middle infielder at Purdue, wanted to stay in shape and add strength and weight while many of his teammates were playing in summer leagues.Im hoping to come back and show how beneficial it is, Nielsen said.Another key to the program is sports-specific movements that work the muscle groups needed to perform in game time. Kalina envisions stealing a base during crossover drills as he tries to explode out of his first three or four steps. Then there are the core muscles and leg muscles that generate the power in a swing.Its great to have the big biceps and all that, Kalina said, but you need a stronger base, so we really focus on that.Rudolph finished his second summer at EXOS before the Vikings reported to training camp. These days, his focus is efficiency and agility drills to mimic route-running down the field.A lot of times the guys who are covering me are much faster than I am, Rudolph said, but if Im moving efficiently, not wasting any motion, it gives me an advantage to get open. Buy Onitsuka Tiger . According to a report from the Winnipeg Free Press, the Bombers will name Acting GM Kyle Walters to the post full time. Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Yellow . Cote was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 15. Cote helped running back Jon Cornish run for a league-high 1,813 rushing yards en route to being named the leagues most outstanding player. http://www.kliqplan.com/gel-kayano-21-outlet.html . The quest begins with what is supposed to be an easy one, although Germany has traditionally been a stubborn opponent to Canadian teams at international tournaments. After a stellar 14-2 start, the Los Angeles Clippers have come back down to earth.The Clippers have won just four of their past nine games, facing injuries and the usual bumps of an 82-game season as they prepare to visit the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.The Clippers are not in dire straits by any means. They are as dangerous as ever. Even with Blake Griffin out Saturday, Chris Paul poured in 20 assists and had no turnovers in a win over the New Orleans Pelicans.Getting Griffin back in the lineup Monday, Los Angeles held on for a 121-120 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. It was a game where the Clippers showed off the potential and the devastating offense that ran through the league early in the season.But it also showed some of their flaws too -- the defensive lapses and the stagnation of the offense that sometimes slows the team down.The Clippers are back on the winning track, but things are not quite right still.It was a win. I didnt think we played great, but Ill take the win, Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers told the Orange County Register following Mondays win.The Clippers still rank in the top five in both offensive and defensive rating. That typically means the team is among the very best in the league.Since Thanksgiving, though, the Clippers have been much more middle of the road -- ninth in offensive rating and 16th in defensive rating. The certainly explains some of the slippage and the missteps the team has made in the last few weeks.L.A. is hoping the three-game road trip to the East Coast -- all against losing teams in the Southeast Division -- can help the team keep moving back in the right direction and back toward contention. Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 White. The Clippers opponent Wednesday is doing some soul-searching of its own.The Magic entered last week with the third best defense in the league by defensive rating. This came as they won three of the first four games in a five-game road trip.The defense slipped last week, though. Orlando played four games in five nights to complete an eight-games-in-12-days stretch and struggled defensively. The Magic fell to 12th in the league in a matter of a week, giving up 100 points in all four games. It was the first time they had allowed 100 points in consecutive games since mid-November.Thats the biggest thing in the last four games, Orlando coach Frank Vogel said. 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