Reconsidering RICE as a Treatment Option for Athletes
Dr. Gabe Mirkin has updated his recommendations for injured athletes.
Ice Therapy Beneficial For Pain But Not Performance
Nobody wants to take three cold showers a day, but ice therapy is more convenient for regular use. A recent study shows icing has mixed benefit for performance and pain.
Body Fat, Ice Baths, and My First Fitness Competition - Oh My!
I've agreed to compete in my first fitness competition in the bikini division. I've also started taking regular ice baths. No, I'm not trying to torture myself, it's all part of a bigger plan.
Put Down That Ice Pack: Science Casts Doubts on Icing
The sacred cow of injury recovery has been slain: icing is no longer good for you. It might even be bad for you. At best it might do nothing for you. Read all the new research to decide for yourself.
Palm Cooling Delays Fatigue and Improves Performance
A new study finds a correlation between core temperature and fatigue onset during resistance exercise. The practice of cooling or icing your palms may actually help you lift more and perform better.
Put Down That Ice! Icing May Actually Impede Recovery
Everyone always tells you to ice an injury. It is generally thought that topical cooling has positive effects. However, new evidence has been presented that suggests this just may not be true.
Give Your Body a Break: 7 Articles to Help You Rest and Recover
It's important to work hard, but giving your body a break is also a crucial part of building strength and endurance. These seven articles will help you.
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Healing Choices, Part 1: The 4 Modalities of Healing and What to Do First
“My shoulder is really sore, I think it might be injured, what should I do?" Here's how to approach healing an injury - the 4 modalities I recommend, plus ICE and REST!
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