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NEUBIE is NeuFit's patent-pending device. It is an acronym for "NEURO-BIO-ELECTRIC STIMULATOR.


Most athletic injuries happen because of poor neuromuscular control, meaning deficits in strength and coordination. The body encounters force in every moment, with every move it makes. And it is the job of the muscles to absorb that force and protect the rest of the body. If your muscles are working correctly, they can protect you from injury in most cases. We know that when muscles don't absorb force correctly that force is transferred to tendons, ligaments, cartilage, etc. and may cause damage to those tissues. Since those muscles are controlled by your nervous system, we know that ultimately these injuries come back to inappropriate neurological activation patterns. Using the NEUBIE, we can find exactly where these dysfunctional neurological patterns exist. And when we work at that level, we find that we improve function and accelerate the body's natural healing, which usually allows the symptom to resolve itself much more quickly than with traditional therapy.


With modern advances in science, we now know a lot more about pain than ever before. Pain is not actually experienced in the body, but in the brain. It is an active output signal from the brain, generated in response to perceived threat - not necessarily damage. And it is an attempt to make you change your behavior to move away from a threat. Sometimes it is a "1-to-1" correlation, and you are having pain because of a real injury. In that case, read more on our approach injury rehabilitation. However, sometimes pain lingers even after an injury has healed on its own or been surgically repaired. Or it happens for other reasons, independent of any actual injury or damage. In these cases, an advanced understanding of pain is necessary to help overcome it. Because pain is a neurological output, it can be affected by neurological inputs. Pain is really a response to perceived threat, and that threat can actually come in many forms. Several forms of threat can be addressed with a healthy lifestyle. Others, coming from inside the body, require a very targeted approach. If the brain cannot, for example, tell precisely where all parts of the body are in space, then it doesn't know what to do next and feels threatened. This is a deficit in "proprioception," and is one of the major targets of our work.


There are several approaches to building muscle, and they all come down to one basic premise: you have to deplete a muscle of it's energy and cause break down of its structural proteins so that it will grow bigger as it replenishes its energy and rebuilds its structure. There are always two parts. First, stimulation and depletion. Second, recovery and growth. During the second phase, it is necessary to get enough raw materials in to replenish the energy (carbohydrates and fat) and structural building blocks (protein) that are necessary to grow. In the first phase, depletion, people have traditionally had to spend hours and hours in the gym to get growth. With our technology, we can intensify your workouts so much that you can get 2-3 hours worth of work in 20 minutes.


You already have inside of you tremendous speed, power, endurance, flexibility, and whatever else it is that you're looking for in your training. The problem is that your brain is limiting you from expressing it. If you are capable of jumping 36", but your brain only thinks you can safely land from 24", guess how high you will jump. 24 inches. The brain's NUMBER ONE priority is survival. Above all else, your brain wants to be sure you live to see tomorrow. That often means "putting on the brakes," and limiting your performance to ensure that you don't get injured and threaten survival. Many generations ago, an injury meant that you'd be unable to run away from a predator and would, literally, have your survival threatened. Performance is, of course, an output. Most training systems try to change output ("push harder," "shift your weight to that side," "reach your arm higher in your throwing motion"). However, we know that output is dependent on inputs. If we can change the inputs, the outputs will naturally improve. What does this actually mean? It means that strategic joint mobility drills, neurological stimulation with the NEUBIE, lots of eccentric movement with an emphasis on position, and amplifying your ability to psychologically engage can all cause outputs to improve. The net result is increased performance, and it often happens quicker than you'd think.


Triathletes and other long-distance participants are often obsessed with VO2 max. And it makes sense. VO2 max is a measure of how much energy the body can generate, and of course that energy is used as fuel to propel the body through all that mileage. There is another area that is often overlooked, however, and that is fuel efficiency. Ultimately, most seasoned endurance athletes cannot bring up their VO2 max levels much higher. They are already generating about as much energy as they'll be able to. So the biggest factor becomes how efficiently they are using all of that energy that they're generating. Most athletes waste a large part of their energy fighting their own internal resistance. It's just like driving while pressing both the accelerator and the brake at the same time. So, the biggest gains in performance often come from mastering neurological coordination, so that more of the body's energy goes to forward propulsion and less to fighting against the body's own brakes. How do we do this? Well, we start by first finding where those inefficiencies are. With the NEUBIE, we can identify very quickly and precisely where any deficits in coordination exist, and then we can reprogram them so that the body starts to work more efficiently, very quickly. Then after that "reboot," we can continue to train the body to work more efficiently at higher and higher levels of challenge.

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