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How a Positive Mindset Can Change the Game

By Bradentucky Bombers on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 in Bomber Life, Fitness Friendly

Roller Derby was a huge part of my life from 2008-2012 and now for the past 2017-2018. I’m what you might call an OG and I catch myself often talking about, “back in my day” stories like a grandfather talking about when ice cream cost a nickel and whippersnaps respected their elders. “Back in my […]

Derby After Injuries

By Bradentucky Bombers on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in Bomber Life, Fitness Friendly

By Vanity Feral I feel like I have given out this advice individually to a few fellow broken derby skaters, so I thought maybe it’s time to write about it. Coming back to skating after suffering an injury is a difficult task. It’s difficult on your body and difficult on your mind. The first and […]

Bulletproof Knees

By Bradentucky Bombers on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 in Fitness Friendly

By Jane Martin, B.S. Sport and Exercise Science You play roller derby, so you’ve probably been injured before or at least expect to be injured at some point in your derby career. It’s just something to expect when playing a full contact sport, especially on roller skates. Many skaters can go their whole derby career […]

The Total Athlete

The Total Athlete: Cross Training

By Bradentucky Bombers on Friday, May 1st, 2015 in Fitness Friendly

By Jane Martin, B.S. Sport and Exercise Science Surprise! You’re an athlete! Many individuals who find roller derby have spent their lives considering themselves the opposite of an athlete. Cross training is a term you may have heard used often in regards to improving skills on the track, but never really understood. Lucky for you, […]