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foam roller, recovery -

You have been consistent with your workouts, going weekly to the killer cycling class and getting that extra workout in with your trainer. But now it’s Friday, and your body aches and you’re too sore for your next visit to the gym… It is important to note that without proper recovery we are actually undermining our fitness progress. The time, money, mental and physical effort we invested is no longer valued and we are back at square one. While standard stretching and regular foam rolling are beneficial,  range in motion is still lost. Using the VYPER’s combination of pressure and...

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There is a small stretch in the evenings and the winter is almost fully fully past us. Ah spring time how I love you. If you are a sporting fanatic Spring would have to be your favorite season? It is the official start for a lot of sporting organisations seasons. The hard Winter training evenings are in the past, now we can look forward to the fruits of our labor in the season ahead.  Below are just some tips we thought you mind find useful for preparing both your body and mind for your sporting season ahead. Remember to take...

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foam roller, recovery -

There’s this assumption that foam rolling is used solely for recovery. However, according to Dr. Mike Clark, Founder and CEO of Fusionetics and a global leader within the athletic performance and sports medicine industry, “If you want to get your body ready for a workout session, foam roll your calves, the outside of your IT band, your piriformis, your adductors, and your mid and upper back,” Clark says. Focusing on the sensitive areas will enable you to relax, and therefore utilize your muscles for your workout ahead. “Scientifically speaking, there are two muscle receptors to keep in mind. Between the...

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cryotheraphy, hyperice, ice compression, ice therapy, recovery -

As a sports medicine specialist dedicated to human performance and advanced recovery solutions, I’m always looking for the latest and most effective methods to enhance my practice. I had been following Hyperice and their dedication to improving cryotherapy treatment, or cold therapy, for quite some time before officially partnering with the injury prevention and recovery-focused brand earlier this year. After extensively testing their innovative ice compression device line, I appreciated their dedication to creating effective cryotherapy solutions, as cold therapy has always been a pillar in recovery treatment.  There are several reasons why cryotherapy is essential in this process. Most...

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