One of the negative effects of weight training and general exercise is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). That is the muscle pain that kicks in a day or two after an intense training session and can hang around for up to 5 days post-exercise.
There’s a question to answer though – can the recovery run be more than simply a conduit to returning the body to an event-ready state? Could a recovery run actually contribute to overall fitness and performance benefits?
There’s no doubting or denying the importance of a warm-up ahead of movement – whether that’s simply a workout in the gym, a training session or competition, you can’t ignore preparation. A good warm up sets the tone for the rest of the session, so it’s the important first step of the performance ladder.
Around 2010 I had a setback that changed my life. Fast forwarding to now I can look back at it and see that it was a crucial and beneficial time as far as my life path goes and the growth I experienced.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common peripheral neuropathy in sports medicine. It’s a condition that occurs when the median nerve (the main nerve running into the hand) becomes pressured or squeezed at the wrist – a junction known as the carpal tunnel.
Tendonitis (also known as tendinopathy) is a common and painful complaint that affects the tendons. It’s a broad-scope condition that presents symptoms such as inflammation, redness, heat and stiffness. It’s a complaint that commonly affects the shoulders, elbows, knees, wrists, hips and ankles.
We are in the midst of a heatwave. If you’re planning on heading out for a run or workout in the sun, you need to think about how you’ll recover when you come back. It’s not enough to look after yourself mid-session, we recover slower when it gets hot so here are five expert tips for recovering fully in the summer.
Our global community has become incredibly fragile. Between COVID-19, and the growing number of injustices againstpeople of coloracross the globe, the cracks in the foundation of human life have become too many to ignore.
When you're finally on a roll with your exercise routine or right in the middle of a carefully planned out training plan, sustaining any injury (even if it's minor) not only sidelines you from working out but can put a significant damper on your positive attitude, too.
It’s hard to think of a time when exercise and the culture that surrounds it wasn’t a part of everyday life. From ads boasting the fat-burning qualities of green coffee bean supplements to the rise in popularity of programs like P90X, fitness has become a staple in most countries around the world.