I searched the market for unconventional approaches to rehab and recovery that uses state-of-the-art technology. Here are a few things worth trying:
Running for years, or even a just a couple of months, may lead to injuries. And if not treated as soon as possible, these injuries could keep you sidelined for a long time.
One of the worst sport related injury I got during my 8 years of running would probably be the one when I slid off a trail last year and hit my tail bone onto a rock.
Whenever we talk about saunas, we’ve always been told that it can supposedly help you lose weight without doing anything. You just sit there, sweat out all those impurities, and voila, you’re down to shedding a few pounds; but just how true is this?
Ever since new year, you must have been hitting the gym every day to burn the extra pounds to get ready for summer, you go nuts when your trainer insists that you take a day off from your workout regimen.
The importance of recovery is very crucial for runners, especially after a long race. When you push your body to run for hours, you’re not only battling pain and fatigue during races or training; you’re also causing micro-tears in your muscles. Hence, downtime is always very important to repair your muscles and help your body recover.
Magnesium is an important mineral when it comes to managing our energy level and muscle functions. It is the mineral that is said to...
Post workout nutrition is one of the most crucial components of an effective workout plan; it helps your muscles recover faster and hydrates the body.
Depression isn't easily identified by everyone; and that makes it a complicated sickness. Most people don't understand that it's a serious ailment and those with depression isn't just "having a bad day" or can just, as they would say, "don't think about it and be happy".
Most of us started running because we want to stay fit and healthy, and it's true, we have heard a lot of stories about people losing weight, getting stronger, healthier and more active because of running.
Polarity Physiotherapy Center specializes on Physical Therapy and Functional Training. Physical Therapy includes Myofascial Release (MFR), manual physiotherapy, physical rehabilitation, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, joint manipulation and corrective exercises.
As kids, we were constantly told by our elders to sleep a good 8-12 hours a day but as adults, it has become so easy to neglect this reminder. We usually associate lack of sleep to an increase in productivity because you simply have more time to work and do your daily activities if you sleep less. Some runners and gym goers even say that they can run and exercise with just 4-5 hours of sleep.
So you just finished a marathon. Good job, you! Now you’re all set to do something that’s just as important: Marathon Recovery.
Resting immediately after a run can lead to tight, stiff, and painful muscles. It’s better to drink lots of fluids immediately and do post-run stretches.
12Page 1 of 2