Month: February 2018

How to Treat Patellar Tendinosis

Patellar tendinosis is a frequent problem for athletic people. It is usually caused by repeated stress from running and jumping. High volume squats, like those in many WODs at HIIT and cross training boxes, are a common cause too. To help athletes avoid problems and stay in the gym, we’ve written about common HIIT injuries. […]

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Ice or Heat: Strategies for Treating Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Ice or Heat Every athlete has been told at least once to use ice or heat when they’re sore.  A common question we get in clinic is which one is best?  With the large variety of products marketed to both professional athletes and the weekend warrior, it’s hard to know which modalities are worth the […]

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Dietary Supplements To Prevent Soreness After Exercise

Alternative Muscle Pain Relief Soreness after exercise is quite common.  This is known as delayed-onset muscle soreness, often abbreviated as DOMS.  This soreness frequently keeps people from working out.  So preventing and treating DOMS is the subject of a lot of research and speculation.  We previously outlined several very helpful methods of preventing and treating […]

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Active Recovery with Yoga

Rest, Recover, Rebuild: The Importance of Rest Days for the Athlete

How to Do a “Rest Day” The Right Way We’ve all heard about the importance of rest days when it comes to recovering from workouts.  Some of you may know this and ignore the advice – pushing yourself until an injury forces you to take a break.  Science shows exercise is good for you.  Conditioning […]

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