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The Benefits of Lateral Exercise

Imagine a day where you are only able to move backward and forward, and how much of your daily movement (between work, exercise, and other activities) would be prohibited. Linear movement – forward and backward – though an important part of how we go about routine functions, are only one set of the directions in…

What is a Slide Board Made of?

What is a Slide Board Made of? Competitor Slide “Boards”: Other slide boards (not boards at all) are often made from common plastic and are produced overseas. UltraSlide Bumpers: UltraSlide slide board bumpers are made from either reclaimed hardwood ash or 100% recycled plastic. UltraSlide Board and Slide Surface: Our slide boards feature strong, 9-ply…

How Slide Boards Can Help Anyone Get a Good Workout

Few pieces of exercise equipment are so versatile that they can be used across all sports by athletes of every level, incorporated into physical therapy regimens, as well as enjoyed by home fitness enthusiasts. UltraSlide slide boards are incredibly adaptable, providing challenging workouts for professional athletes at the peak of their game, as well as…

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,…

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,…