When you think of sports where a mouthguard is a vital piece of equipment, cycling likely isn’t at the top of the list. We all know it’s a good idea to wear a mouthguard while playing football, hockey, boxing, MMA, and a variety of other sports where facial injuries are common, but cycling…really?
Wearing a Custom Mouthguard Improves Endurance
Before you exit off of this page while thinking we’re crazy, just take a minute to read the findings of a research study that was recently published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. The study found interesting points about wearing a custom-fit mouthpiece while riding a bicycle:
I guess when your nickname is“Money”it makes sense to invest $25,000 in a mouthguard with gold flakes, pieces of $100 bills, and even some diamond dust sprinkled in for dramatic effect. But lets put that extravagance aside for a moment, and focus on the core product we are talking about; a custom-fit mouthpiece for protection.
Why Choose a Custom-Fit Boxing Mouthguard?
Floyd Mayweather is unquestionably one of the greatest boxers in history in his weight class, and currently posts an undefeated record (we will see if that stays intact after his fight on May 2nd against Manny Pacquiao).
Getting your grill rocked by a flying elbow isn’t pleasant…what’s even worse is the bill you get from the dentist after you (or your child) need several teeth replaced.
Whether it’s a punch, kick, tackle, puck, or ball moving at warp speed, there are dozens of reasons why, if you’re playing an impact sport, you better be protecting those pearly whites of yours.