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By Monica Ho Ehlers January 15, 2014

Sprint8, a revolutionary exercise program that makes people leaner, stronger and possibly even younger looking is hitting classes at the Riekes Center in Menlo Park. Created by Speed, Strength and Conditioning Coach Phil […]

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September 18, 2013

Whether it was playing the English horn for Stanford’s orchestra or as a wide receiver for the football team, Gary Riekes has always had a passion for music and sports. After sustaining a debilitating back injury during his sophomore year, he realized another talent—helping other athletes accomplish their […]

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By @NinersNation on Aug 12 2013, 7:59a 54


Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Stay connected

Ricardo Lockette has caught fans’ eyes with his blazing speed. Will he grab a roster spot? We take a look at his Week 1 preseason performance.


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USOC December 22, 2011 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced that more than $4.4 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded to 95 community-based organizations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. […]

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New RISE-UP Program

On January 4, 2012 By

The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is excited to introduce our new and improved Acceleration Program – RISE-UP.  As competition on the athletic field continuously gets tougher, the benefits of RISE-UP increase due to the tangible competitive advantages they give our athletes.

RISE-UP enables participants to measurably run faster (speed), jump higher (explosiveness), improve agility […]

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