rest and recovery

Your training is only a small part of your overall fitness and health program.
It’s easy to get carried away by emotion and let it control you instead of using the energy of it toward a singular effort.
For optimal health we need to go to a deeper level that encompasses so much more than just macros.
Both new and old scars can affect your movement and mobility in everyday life, during sports, or in workouts.
Training comes down to stress management. The more you can apply, and the more you can handle, the better your results will be, and the faster they’ll come.
If you want to develop yourself through many practices, even if only very slowly and recreationally, you need to create structure before you add.
Here are seven stretches to do after lifting sessions for the areas of the body we often forget about.
If you’re swinging around on bars doing 100 pull-ups or toes-to-bar what do you expect?
From rejuvenating your skin, reducing fats, to relaxing your mind, a cold shower has them all.
Foam rolling may be useful in the short-term, but long-term, the results just don't show a benefit.
Diet and lifestyle changes can go a long way towards dealing with inflammation, while enabling us to train better overall.
Functional overreaching is essentially short-term overtraining where you have a goal of digging yourself into a recovery ditch. Two weeks—two ball-busting weeks. Get to work and reap the benefits.
By using double barrel rolls, you can stimulate a muscle across every inch of every rep.
Your sleeping patterns could be slowing you down from achieving your fitness and body composition goals.
Find some balance in your life and remember to have fun and don't suffocate the good stuff.
Whether you are an athlete or an office worker, preventative maintenance on your body is a big deal.
A better understanding of the natural progression of injuries can help you approach the management of the associated functional loss and pain that may occur.