Importance of Sleep

Sleep – The Ultimate Recovery Method

Sleep Before Anything Else Sleep is one of the best recovery methods we have.  And yet it is often the most overlooked, with good reason.  Competitive athletes prioritize sleep and nutrition 100% of the time, but not everyone has this luxury.  Professional strength-athletes often do little except workout, eat, and sleep.  They will typically get […]

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Muscle Up

Is Your WOD Leading to Shoulder Pain?

Shoulder Pain from Working Out The most common problem I see in the office is shoulder pain.  People worry that the new fad of high-intensity workouts will cause shoulder injuries.  Heavy workouts won’t injure your shoulder if you do them right.  And learning to lift with proper form can actually protect your shoulder.  Most people […]

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CrossFit Injury, sling after rotator cuff surgery

Are HIIT Gyms Dangerous?

Are HIIT Gyms Dangerous? One of the most frustrating things about treating patients is the resistance to exercise.  It’s even harder to accomplish our goal of keeping people active when their friends, family, and even their own family doctors tell them the popular High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts are too dangerous.  Everyone is worried about […]

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