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Benefits of Goalie Slide Board Training

Goalkeepers have a critical role in helping their teams to succeed. In pivotal moments of a game, their ability to move quickly and to cover the width and height of a goal can be the deciding factor in whether or not their team wins. Whether they are guarding the net in a soccer or rugby…

How to Take Care of and Store Your Slide Board

Thanks to the high-quality production of all UltraSlide products, our slide boards are built to provide a lifetime of use. Proper care of UltraSlide slide boards helps to maintain their features and ensure the slide boards will last as long as possible. There are actually UltraSlide slide boards produced 25 years ago that are still…

What are the Benefits of Slide Board Exercise for Physical Therapy?

Athletes and non-athletes alike rely on physical therapy and rehabilitation exercises in order to return to their daily lives after an injury. Low-impact, functional exercises are essential to help physical therapy patients rebuild their strength and flexibility, and incorporating exercises and movements using an UltraSlide slide board into physical therapy programs improves strength, balance, coordination,…

Which Slideboard is Right for You? The UltraSlide 8 vs. the UltraSlide 8H

There’s a reason the UltraSlide 8 is UltraSlide’s best-selling slideboard: with an adjustable length (5, 6, 7, and 8 feet), the highest quality materials, and sustainable production, it has been the top choice of professional and college teams, schools, physical therapy clinics, and training centers since its introduction. However, not all slideboard users who want the adjustable…

Benefits of Hockey Slide Board Training

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Hockey players must maintain their speed, agility, control, efficiency, and explosive strength throughout an entire game. This can be challenging for even the most experienced athlete. Unfortunately, most traditional hockey training focuses on slow endurance training. While important, this type of training doesn’t provide athletes with the strength and agility needed to succeed on the…

Tips for Designing the Best Fitness Plan for You

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Before you hit the gym, it’s important to make sure you understand how to design a fitness routine that fits your lifestyle. Making sure that you customize your workout to your personal needs and goals is key to receiving the maximum benefits when you begin your fitness journey. We’re here to help you create a…

The Best Slide Boards for Baseball Players at UltraSlide

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The game of baseball is a game of inches. Small advantages or differences in skill can lead to great plays and, ultimately, stunning wins. That is why we are always looking to help players improve their baseball game with UltraSlide slide boards, and here are the best lateral trainers to do just that. UltraSlide 5…

The Best Reasons to Invest in a Lateral Slideboard

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Lateral trainers are simple and easy to use tools that are perfect for physical therapy, sports performance, or fitness exercises. Here are just a few of the best reasons to invest in a professional-grade slideboard from UltraSlide and get the most out of your exercise regiment. 1. They are Versatile Whether you’re training for hockey,…

#TryThisTuesday Slideboard Circuit

Ready for #TryThisTuesday?  Here we go! Summer is coming, so it’s time to push a little harder. Do you use your UltraSlide Slideboard as a workout or as a part of your workout? If you’re not sure how to incorporate it, try this simple circuit to mix things up: 1. Start with a steady (not fast) lateral slide on…

Why People Love the UltraSlide Octagon

Never heard of the UltraSlide Octagon? You’re in luck! Check out the Octagon in use, and you will not only learn about it, but you’ll also see why people love the UltraSlide Octagon. 1. Limitless The UltraSlide Octagon 2×8 allows YOU to change direction and use a wide variety of angles as you slide across the surface. We call it “360 Degrees of Movement.” 2. Create Your Own Training Playground The unique patent-pending design means the bumpers can be reconfigured to create two 8- foot long (and 4 foot wide) lateral slide boards (thus the “2×8”). The two boards can be adjoined so that athletes can train together or can be separated to have the boards in different parts of your facility. 3. Versatility Do you like functional cross training in your routine? Do you prefer creating individual goals or training with partners? You will have all of these options with the UltraSlide Octagon. 4. Work Together. Train Together. It’s been statistically proven that working out/training with the company of another person, whether it’s a friend or trainer, increases the success of a workout. The Ultra- Slide Octagon allows both YOU and a PARTNER slide your way to success at the same time. 5. FUN You’ll not only get an effective workout, you’ll also have fun! You can find videos that target each area of the body while sliding your way to a fit and…