We've all felt great one day and then sucked the next, and peaking for competition is one of the most challenging things in training. Here are aspects of recovery you may not have considered.
Most athletes deal with shoulder pain at one point or another. The root cause for most of them is shoulder instability. But what causes instability and how can you fix it?
I believe your post-workout meal is one of the most important meals of your day. Let's look at why it's so important and what you can do to promote the best possible recovery nutrition.
You're all about intensity, but sometimes, whether you want to admit it or not, you get tired, too. What do you do about it? Here are five ways to refuel and get back into the race!
Two new studies about static stretching say totally different things. One says it decreases strength for only 10 minutes, the other says 24 hours. Who is right and how can this happen?
Most of us pay attention to posture in the gym, but not outside of it. But most of your day is spent outside the gym, so you're actually practicing and refining bad posture all the time.
After exploring different healing methods, the two types of therapy I discovered to be most impactful were active release technique (ART) and neurokinetic therapy (NKT).
The fitness industry is filled with idiots, many of whom conduct confusing studies about stretching. The truth is most people need more of it, but they should do it like real athletes do.
The pain of a post-workout ice bath has achieved a mythical status amongst athletes, but is it actually doing anything? And what about those dreadful contrast showers?
Passive stretching before a workout might seem like a good idea, but it actually makes you weaker - over 8% weaker on average, according to the research.
I've avoided injury for the most part in my athletic career, until recently when I heard that fateful "pop" in my knee during training. But I've been making recovery a positive experience.
Music isn't just for motivation during a workout. New research shows that music can help you clear lactic acid and recover faster AFTER your workout, too.
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