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Compression: for muscle damage and muscle soreness.
Studies have concluded that wearing compression gear reduces the risk of injury and enhances recovery following strenuous exercise by assisting in the removal of blood lactate. Current research... Read more

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Whole Body Vibration Therapy helps injury recovery
Ever wondered what the vibration platform at your gym does, other than wobble the parts of your body that you wish didn’t exist? Other than increasing strength, power and speed, it also triggers a... Read more

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Acupucture & Yoga make a great pair!
Ever wondered if blending acupuncture and yoga would be beneficial? Here’s what certain yoga poses are doing to help your acupuncture treatments: Read more

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7 Ways to Change Your Thinking About Working Out
Perhaps each evening you say to yourself, “Tomorrow morning I will do it. I will put on my sneakers and make it happen!” Only to find that the morning gets eaten up by responding to emails, sleep,... Read more

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Foam Rollers
Use a foam roller to roll out the muscles in your legs, before and after exercise. This helps release the lactic acid in your muscles and increases blood flow therefore speeding recovery. It also... Read more

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Foam Rolling to help ease muscle knots
Deep-tissue massage and trigger-point therapy using either a foam roller or firm round object encourages the release of muscle knots. Read more

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Masage Stick to help ease muscle knots – calves, neck, hips.
This is a portable deep-tissue massage and trigger-point devise, and has a similar affect to a foam roller, encouraging the release of muscle knots. The massage stick is particularly useful for use... Read more

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Epsom Salts
After sport or if your muscles are in pain, the best idea is to have a bath with Epsom Salts, which will help relieve the inflammation. Simply have a hot bath with a few cups of Epsom Salts Read more

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Cupping Therapy
Cupping therapy has its roots in many parts of the world beyond China, but it is now a mainstay of Eastern Medicine. It is used primarily by trained practitioners (such as licensed... Read more

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Deloading to help muscle soreness from overtraining
A little bit of rest can go a long way! If you are suffering from muscle soreness, try to incorporate a recovery week (or few days if you can’t stay away from the gym for an entire week), every 4-8... Read more

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Re-hydrate and Re-fuel Immediately
Replacing fluids, fuel, and (in some cases) electrolytes lost during a workout immediately is key for optimal recovery. But you don't need fancy protein shakes, bars, or beverages to do this! Water... Read more

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Magnesium Spray
Magnesium spray is an effective means of aiding muscle and joint recovery post exercise. Helps to prevent stiffness and discomfort. Magnesium spray can be applied to any area of the body. Apply... Read more

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Chocolate Milk
As opposed to spending the extra circa $3 on Muscle Milk (protein packs) purchase a chocolate milk which you can buy at any deli or supermarket for the same muscle building benifits Read more

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Electrostimulation (EMS) Cure for injury recovery and muscle soreness
Electrostimulation is effective in keeping a muscle fit during injury rehabilitation by increasing blood flow to the damaged muscle. Eg. If you have injured your knee and cannot perform any lower... Read more

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Fit&Flexi
Pre workout: Before any workout always excite the muscles with a dynamic warm up to increase the blood circulation to the muscles and joints, helping to prevent injury. Post workout: Not only... Read more

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Don’t do it half heartedly & incorporate rest
You are better off working out 3 times a week and giving yourself 100% than working out 5-6 a week and feeling fatigued during your sessions. And incorporate rest days - your body needs recovery... Read more

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Hero Pose - slow stretch to release front of the thighs
When you know you've worked your quads and hip flexors hard - whether from running, cycling or a leg workout at the gym - it's good to try this long-hold stretch for at least 3 minutes. In yoga,... Read more

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Rest between sets
Rest between sets is essential for a quality workout, too much rest you will loose your pump, and too much rest you will quickly fatigue the working muscle. So you have to be able to get it right... Read more

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