Aquatics for Track & Field

| Posted in: Athletic Training, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

As with many sports, aquatic therapy and its prowess as a game-changing modality has influenced world-class track & field athletes. Underwater treadmill training is trusted across running circles from professional running teams, such as the Oregon Project, to college track and field teams, like Liberty University, to recreational runners needing a low-impact alternative to high […]

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How the UFC is Using Hydrotherapy for Training Elite Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill

Seventeen years ago, with one room, a desk and a phone, Dana White started a small business in the Nevada dessert.  He was led by his passion for Mixed Martial Arts—the extreme combat sport in which contestants use wrestling, boxing, kickboxing, judo and karate to bring an opponent into submission. What White named the “Ultimate […]

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Mercy Fort Scott Uses the Versatility of the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Mercy Health for Life has been up and running with their new HydroWorx 300 for approximately one month. The response they have seen to the underwater treadmill has been amazing. Their program consists of physical therapy patients who can benefit from aquatic therapy, as well as fitness members who are able to use the underwater treadmill as […]

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HydroWorx Athletes Summer Recap

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Oregon Project, Running, Uncategorized, Underwater Marathon, underwater treadmill

HydroWorx was honored to have a number of elite athletes, who have used our products for training, rehabilitation and recovery, represent their respective countries in Rio. We proudly cheered them on in early August and continue to do so as they compete elsewhere. In case you missed the live events, here is a recap of how […]

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Men’s Field Hockey Hamstring Strain Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

The Canadian Men’s Field Hockey Team (Red Caribou) was looking for a comeback this year after missing previous games. Despite dealing with massive funding cuts, the team persevered and made their run. They trained with Nick Held at Fortius Sport and Health Centre in Vancouver, BC and spent some time doing conditioning and recovery work in the […]

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Michael Johnson Performance Gets Clients Ready for Friday

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Training didn’t start yesterday, last month or even last year. It began when the athletes first recognized they had the talent and determination to compete for their countries internationally. And when all eyes are on them starting August 5, what viewers will be watching is an effort that represents seasons of dedication. It’s also a testament […]

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HydroWorx Athletes to Watch

| Posted in: News, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

HydroWorx is honored to be a part of many athletes’ training, rehabilitation and recovery regimen. We have compiled a list of elite athletes who have used HydroWorx during their journey. You can be certain we will be cheering for each of these athletes in their respective events! Oregon Project  – The Oregon Project has been using […]

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Research Shows Underwater Treadmill Running Provides Option to Maintain or Improve Fitness Levels

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Research, Running, Sports Medicine Person smiling and running in HydroWorx Pool

One of the biggest challenges when an athlete is injured is to maintain fitness levels so that when the athlete is cleared to play they aren’t starting from square one to get back into game shape. A research study entitled “Metabolic-Cost Comparison Between Submaximal Land and Aquatic Treadmill Exercise” from the University of Iowa shows that underwater treadmill […]

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Warrior Rehabilitation Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

Recently, we hosted a webinar titled, “Using Aquatics for Warrior Rehabilitation.” In this webinar, Cory Keirn, DPT, OCS, CSCS, head physical therapist for aquatics at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, FL, presented about the various ways that he uses aquatic therapy to treat the military veterans in his care. In this webinar, Cory discussed the […]

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Introducing the NEW HydroWorx 350

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Running, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

If you’ve been keeping up with HydroWorx news in the past 6 months, you may have noticed that we recently introduced the HydroWorx 300, making water therapy and performance now available to any facility. The 35″ x 80″ unit easily fits through a 36″ door and can be installed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for physical […]

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