Recovery

What do an athlete and a 65-year old with a knee replacement have in common? A lot more than you think, from my perspective working in injury and surgery rehab.
Take a look at my training plan, and you'll notice I vary movements, sets, and reps throughout the week. Here's why.
High-carb sports drinks might not be the best choice for performance, but how do they affect recovery?
It turns out the problem with training in heat isn’t dehydration, but something else entirely. This is very different from what we've been told.
How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?
As a coach, sometimes it’s about stopping people from hitting their own self-destruct button.
Seeing yourself get faster, fitter, and leaner by doing shorter, higher-intensity runs might be just what you need.
You might exercise every day, but if you work long hours at a desk you have a lot of sitting to undo. Here's how to overcome this common challenge.
What happens when your training schedule says it’s a big workout today, but you’re just not feeling it?
If your main concern is grip strength, then you will want to try out this stretch. Do not be deceived! It’s more intense than it looks.
You’ll be amazed at the difference this approach can make. You’ll be strong, fit, and recover from hard sessions almost instantly.
Want to get stronger, perform better, and increase your power? The answer lies in your recovery.
Young athletes are not taught how to move properly - basic things like squatting, running, and landing mechanics.
As an orthopedic surgeon, I have been treating this problem with greater frequency, especially in the cross-training and CrossFit athletic communities.
It’s never fun to get hurt. But the truth is your ankles can become a lot more indestructible than most people would imagine.
Here are a few things in our typing-heavy culture that can cause weakness of the grip - and also a video showing you an exercise to fix this.
For those of you consistently doing mobility drills without yielding the desired change, perhaps it's time to step back and see what else may be going on.