During load-bearing movements, the knee is the weakest link of the lower kinetic chain, making it very prone to injury and pain. As there are many causes of knee pain, there are also many ways to treat it. If you feel like there’s something missing from your usual treatment plan, you should try muscle scraping! It’s fair to be skeptical … Read More
Shin Splint Pain: 5 Crucial Tips for Prevention and Relief
Feeling pain in your shins that doesn’t seem to go away? We’ve got some at-home remedies that will have you feeling relief in no time. Shin splints can result from a combination of causes so there is no single solution that will provide total relief. Fortunately, a comprehensive recovery plan can help to effectively prevent, and relieve shin splint pain … Read More
11 Proven Tips For Quick Muscle Recovery
You wake up in the morning and as you rise, you feel your body aching all over. It is your first week in the gym and you are experiencing all the signs of fatigue and overexertion. Rest and recovery are an essential part of any workout routine. Your after-exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and … Read More
The Role of Heat in Muscle Recovery
Is heat the key to improved athletic performance? Heat therapy can help to deliver blood flow and improve healing time post workout.
5 tips to setup your ideal recovery space
Our best tips for setting up an ideal recovery space from home. This is a realistic guide of how to make a dedicated space possible for anyone regardless of available square footage.
Vitamins And Minerals To Power Up Your Muscle Repair
As new research highlights the importance of vitamin D for muscle strength, it’s a good opportunity to review the range of vitamins and minerals currently present in your diet. For gym-goers and athletes, it’s particularly important to focus on those nutrients which can optimize muscle function, improve repair, and keep your body strong and active. Proteins, carbohydrates and fluids may be key to quick muscle … Read More
How Sleep Impacts Your Workout
A lot of casual exercise enthusiasts, as well as some of the more dedicated and serious fitness practitioners may not fully be aware of how critical getting the proper amount of sleep is to making gains and noticing progress from your efforts in the gym or on the track. In fact, it is so critical that failing to get the … Read More
The Top 5 Quick Tips For Muscle Soreness Relief
Are you suffering from sore legs, sore calves, or just plain-old delayed onset muscle soreness? Maybe you pushed it a little too hard during your last workout. Or perhaps you recently started a new exercise program or routine. Soreness and discomfort are to be expected. But what do you do when stretching or re-hydrating aren’t enough? Sore muscles arise from … Read More
How Vibration Therapy Helps Athletes
The legacy of Ancient Greece lives on. Thousands of year later, the ideas of these ancient people are deeply rooted in modern society. But, what does that have to do with CrossFit or athletics? Most people will immediately think of Olympic origins. And while true – the Olympics originated in Greece – the Greeks were also famously the first to … Read More
Gua Sha vs. Foam Roller – Which is better?
If you are an athlete you have probably experienced firsthand the pain and frustration that comes from being sidelined with an injury. We’ve all been there and know that there’s only so much you can accomplish with rest and Advil before you start looking for something drug-free that will get you back in the game. Two such techniques: gua sha … Read More