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. […]

knee pain from working out, ice for knee injury

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 […]

shoulder stability, delayed onset muscle soreness

The Four Best Dietary Supplements To Prevent Soreness After Exercise

It’s very common to get muscle pain and stiffness the day after you exercise. There is actually a specific name for it too: Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness, abbreviated as DOMS.  There are many ways to help treat DOMS.  But prevention is better than treatment, and many dietary supplements have been found to help prevent soreness after […]

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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