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Get rid of the Funk !

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Safety tips: Get rid of the “Funk” on your lacrosse Equipment Your lacrosse equipment and gear protects you from injuries on the field….What is protecting you from harmful germs and bacteria that cause skin diseases such as MRSA & Staph? With lacrosse season in full swing, have you noticed a terrible smell coming from your lacrosse bag or equipment? That smell can be more harmful than you think! The smell is bacteria devouring other bacteria. Left alone your equipment is a breeding ground for harmful bacteria that may put you in the hospital and sideline you for the remainder of...

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5 things every wrestler learns freshman year of college

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by Dan Seidenberg  Editor: Rebecca Sarnicola The transition from high school to college wrestling; some guys continue to dominate just like they did in high school, some don’t pan out the way everyone thought they would, and then there’s the coach’s dream come true-the walk on that no one has ever heard of becomes a hammer out of nowhere. Regardless of what category you fall into there are five things every wrestler learns in their first year of college, and the sooner you come to terms with them the better. 5. The difference between being hurt and injured If you’re wrestling...

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Lawrence Tynes sues Buccaneers, Claims MRSA ended career

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Lawrence Tynes, who won two super bowls kicking for the Giants signed with the Buccaneers in 2013 but never had a chance to play for the team due to contracting MRSA. Tynes claims that the unsanitary conditions at the teams’ facility led him to contracting MRSA. What is MRSA? Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is caused by a strain of staph bacteria that becomes resistant to the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Most often it causes infections on the skin, sores or boils. Though most MRSA infections aren’t serious it can be life threatening. MRSA can cause life-threatening bloodstream...

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Hello World!

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Hello and welcome to Matguard’s blog. We are very excited to start our venture into the blog world. Matguard is making amazing strides and growing faster than ever. Why Blog? We have started this blog in order to keep people informed on a number of topics. Not only do we want to keep our audience informed on all the great products that Matguard has to offer, we also wish to keep you informed on everything in our field from the important stuff, like MRSA and cleanliness, tips and alerts, to the fun things such as sports. What is Matguard’s Goal? Matguard’s overall...

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