Recovery & Rehab

Workout Recovery & Rehab Tips & Advice – While exercise can help you improve your body, properly resting to help your body recover is a very important element of an effective exercise program and healthy lifestyle. In addition to allowing your body to rest and recover, if you do experience a tweak, or injury, properly addressing the injury with rehabilitation (aka rehab) can help you prevent the injuries from getting worse. Finally, “prehab” can help prevent injuries from occurring in the first place and, when combined with proper rest and recovery, can keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Top 7 Active Recovery Workout Ideas

Does “Active Recovery” seem paradoxical to you? Recovery traditionally implies taking periods of time off from exercise, while activity is just the opposite...
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Muscle Soreness Recovery & Treatment

I recently did a Q&A with Men’s Fitness on muscle soreness, which required quite a bit of research. Given muscle soreness is such a popular topic and...
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How to Treat Muscle Knots in Your Back, Neck, & Shoulders

Know that sharp ache you get after an intense workout that is usually in your neck, shoulders, or upper back? It can be difficult just to move your shoulders wi...
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Top 7 Overtraining Symptoms

Some of us are not only training more, but harder than ever. Extreme modes of exercise such as HIIT and Crossfit are gaining in popularity with some people trai...
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5 Tips To Manage Elbow Pain From Weight Lifting

Pain is the body’s #1 warning sign that something is wrong and we should address the problem before it gets worse. Even if you are able to train around joint ...
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5 Most Common Posture Problems (and how to fix them)

Last week I attended a full day workshop on “Posture and Movement Analysis” in NYC.1 About 25 fitness professionals showed up, all of whom exercise ...
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5 Exercises To Correct Rounded Shoulders From Office Work

Millions of working professionals around the world sit in an office chair all day long, which can significantly affect overall health and posture over time (See...
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Athletic Stance: Help Reduce Weightlifting Injuries

Definition: What is an Athletic Stance?