The coronavirus outbreak has affected many different aspects of life. One of the most heavily affected areas is sports. From long breaks during the height of the pandemic to playing in empty stadiums, sports have had to adapt and maintain the latest COVID regulations and then some. While many would consider esports relatively unaffected by these new regulations, it’s still taken a toll on the experience for the players involved. However, that didn’t stop the 11 teams from competing in the new Call of Duty League. Continue reading Who Won the 2020 Call of Duty League Championship?
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things have changed. Everyone’s wearing masks, there are hand sanitizer stations everywhere, and everyone’s forgoing crowds, including sporting events. Professional sports are still playing, but the stadiums are empty except for necessary personnel. While many are happy that these major organizations have returned to play, professionals aren’t the only ones who want play to resume. Continue reading What Does It Take to Return to Recreational Sports?
At EyePromise®, one of our most exciting accomplishments is our extensive product line. We love having different products to help different types of eye health issues! However, we know that can lead to some confusion, especially with products that have similar names. When it comes to our sports products, it can be difficult to determine the differences. We’re breaking it down for you. Continue reading Vizual Edge Pro & Vizual Edge Chewable: What’s the Difference?
When it comes to esports and gaming in general, most people have an idea of what a typical gamer looks like, acts like, and eats like. We tend to think of them staying up all night eating pizza rolls, Hot Pockets, and Doritos and chasing them with energy drinks and Mountain Dew. While this is far from incorrect for many young people who game, there is much more interest surrounding nutrition and performance in terms of gaming than you may realize. Continue reading Esports & Diet
Baseball is BACK! That’s right! Pro baseball is set to start up at the end of July, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! If you were thinking what we were thinking when you heard, it went a little something like this, Yes! Baseball is back! I can’t wait! Wait, I’ve done nothing but binge-watch Netflix. I’m winded after walking to my kitchen for more snacks! Will I even make it up the bleacher steps? I wonder how the players are doing. I’m sure they’ve been training this whole time. I should have been training this whole time… Continue reading Pro Baseball Players’ Off-Season Training Includes EyePromise
If you or your loved one has diabetes, you know that it impacts many aspects of the body, including the kidneys, heart, eyes, and even fingers and toes. When it comes to care protocols, exercise is one of the common recommendations because it can help reduce the adverse metabolic effects of diabetes. For some, sports are their chosen form of exercise, but can a person with diabetes be a competitive athlete? Continue reading How Do Diabetes and Nutrition Affect Sports?
We don’t know about you, but we’re counting down the days until sports return. We long for the roar of a crowd, the crack of a bat, and buzz of a jumbotron. But believe it or not, our eyes might not miss sports as much as we do. According to a recent Harris Poll, the majority of American adults don’t know how common traumatic eye injuries are while playing sports without eye protection. Continue reading Keeping an Eye on Sports Injuries
With the majority of people working remotely and increasing their time spent on screens, we were curious to know how someone who typically spends hours a day in front of digital devices deals with the day-to-day of excessive screen time. Kurt Schray, 28, from Leesburg, Virginia, is a competitive esports athlete. We asked him to share a bit about his experiences as a professional gamer, what symptoms he notices throughout his day, and how he tries to counteract his time spent on devices. Continue reading Player Profile: Professional Esports Athlete
Research out of the University of Georgia reveals that nutrition can play a significant role in our ability to process information and react. Medical professionals and sports dietitians see a broad range of implications.
In like a lion, out like LeBron! March is here, and for many, March means basketball. College basketball to be exact. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament for Division I (DI) men’s college basketball falls mostly during March, and it has become fondly known as March Madness. Continue reading We’re All Mad for March Madness 2020