Compete Named Best of Lake Forest

LAKE FOREST June 6, 2015 -- Compete Sports Performance and Rehab has been selected for the 2015 Best of Lake Forest Award in the Personal Trainer category by the Lake Forest Award Program. Each year, the Lake Forest Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Lake Forest area a great place to live, work and play.

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  Client Dani Spensiero Commits to U of Miami, Ohio

Congrats to client Dani Spensiero on committing to Miami Ohio to play Women's Soccer. Over 50 Compete clients have now committed to play college sports since 2009. Recent commitments include Chad Sasaki (Colorado College Hockey), Erin Ozturk (Harvard Hockey), Lexi Wolivar (UC Santa Barbara Soccer), Lily Marchant ( Lindenwood University Hockey), Raffi Bucur (Air Force Academy Soccer), Jake Smeltzer (Cal Poly SLO Football), Connor Hill (U Penn Football), Brooke Kunzelman (Air Force Academy Soccer), Marcus Mollica (Williams College Hockey), Jack Ireland (Cal State Fullerton Golf), Connor Plutko (Washburn University Baseball), Noah Thompson (Cal Poly SLO Football)





Welcome To Compete Sports Performance & Rehab!


Our services provide professional care for individuals by creating training and rehab programs that are specific to our clients needs and goals. These programs have been developed utilizing the latest research along with our experience in professional sports, including the National Hockey League, Men's & Women's Professional Soccer, US Soccer, and Professional Football.


Become a better athlete by improving your speed & acceleration, power, strength and core stability while reducing injuries or return from an injury even better than you were prior to your injury. Be treated like a pro.

     Athlete of the Month!
Maggie Gallagher

Maggie Gallagher will be competing in the Trampoline World Championships next month in Denmark. She is a 5 time US National Team member and has competed in 5 World Championships in her age group. Maggie has won two National Championships at the junior elite level and recently committed to Cal Berkeley for diving.



Client Cory Kane signs with the Dallas Stars AHL Affilliate


Congrats to client Cory Kane on signing with the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League. Cory played his rookie season last year with the Providence Bruins in the AHL where he registered 7 goals and 12 assists in 55 games. Cory will attend the Dallas Stars main camp prior to joining the AHL affiliate.




Compete now offers the Recovery Pump System 


RecoveryPump delivers aggressive muscle recovery. This portable and medically proven, active compression system significantly increases circulation beyond any other recovery method available and dramatically accelerates the recovery cycle while decreasing soreness and swelling. This therapy increases venous return, rapidly accelerating the body┬┤s re-absorption of the elements causing soreness and fatigue in the muscle. It effectively removes metabolic waste faster than any traditional mode of recovery or rest alone. Contact us today to schedule an appointment. Compete will be offering free usage through October 15th.

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Train like a pro and dominate the competition with Sports Performance!


Get the physique you've been wanting! Get strong, look great, and live a healthier lifestyle!



Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab

Recover from your injury and return to your sport with Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab!

In the News


Compete to Provide Athletic Training Services 


Compete has recently been hired to provide certified Athletic Trainers at local sporting and fitness events. Compete's Athletic Trainers are responsible for evaluation and treatment of sports injuries, emergencey care, injury and illness prevention and rehab of sports related injuries. Compete's team utilizes trusted Physicians who are up to date on current research and information to help us get you back to competition as soon and as safe as possible. Compete's new clients include the Ontario Avalanche Hockey Team of the WSHL, Strikers OC Girls ECNL teams, Capistrano Valley Christian School Athletics and Wake Up Warrior.



Client Jon Blum Heads to KHL

Compete client, Jon Blum recently signed a one year deal with Admiral Vladvostok of the KHL. Blum, a former first round pick of the Nashville Predators played his last two seasons with the Minnesota Wild and their AHL affiliate Iowa Wild. He recorded 12 goals and 25 assists in Iowa in his fifth pro season. 




Compete Featured on Blues TV

Compete was recently featured on the USL-Pro Blues TV. Get a behind the scenes view of what these pro soccer players do to perform at their best, recover from injuries and remain healthy throught a grueling season. Click here to see the episode.





Functional Movement Screens and Sports Performance Testing

We are very pleased to announce that Compete Sports Performance & Rehab will now be offering Functional Movement Screens (FMS) and Performance Testing services. The FMS is a reliable baseline to screen and evaluate movement which is key to providing information valuable in devising performance programs as well as risk of injury and is currently used in the NFL Combine. Compete's Performance Testing includes weight, bodyfat, 20 yard dash, pro agility shuttle run, vertical jump and kneeling medicine ball throw. More tests such as 40 yard dash and bench press may be added as needed. The two services will be administered together on an individual basis to athletes looking to monitor their progress and and receive a more personal training plan. We suggest that the services be repeated every two to three months to see the athlete's personal gains. 


Three Exercises to Help Prevent ACL Injuries as Featured in High School Illustrated

An ACL tear is one of the most feared injuries in sports. Various research report anywhere from 80,000-250,000 ACL tears per year in the United States. The injuries occur in athletes from common sports such as soccer, basketball and football, but also occur in less common sports such as cheer and snowboarding.  They occur in pro athletes all the way down to pre-teens where the ACL may be ruptured through contact with an opponent or in many cases, no contact at all....

So, can these injuries be prevented? It is impossible to fully prevent ACL tears, but many studies have shown that with proper training and conditioning, non-contact ACL tears can be significantly reduced. The goals of these sorts of programs are to teach proper jumping and landing techniques, proper deceleration and agility techniques and strengthening each leg individually. When we dissect sports, most movements occur on one leg....

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Compete is now Using the Halo to Strengthen the Neck and Reduce Concussions

One of the best ways to help prevent concussions is to build a stronger neck. A stronger neck dissipates force from violent contact much more effectively. The Halo builds a stronger neck using horizontal rotary resistance.

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Contact us today for a free trial and see how you can build a stronger neck.