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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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Electrolytes for Exercise Recovery
Do you know what electrolytes are and why we need them? You’ve heard all the push to drink sports drinks to replenish these said electrolytes. But do we really need specialty drinks to get the... 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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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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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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Rest days are important
As a regular runner, I can vouch that rest days are so important as part of your exercise recovery. On my rest days I usually do several of the following; Go for a short walk, as I sometimes find... 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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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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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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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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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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3 Tips to Improve Your Exercise Habits
Exercise and movement are fundamental to our health and well-being and definitely an area we all set goals in throughout the year. Back in my parents’ day, they didn’t have to worry about... Read more

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Get the blood flowing
When recovering from exercise there is no bigger healer than blood. Your blood carries the oxygen and nutrients that will help repair broken down tissue. After a tough workout, find a low intensity... Read more

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Magnesium: Enhanced Recovery and Pain Control
Whether you're a weekend warrior or elite athlete, physical training can take a toll on the body. However, there are some over the counter supplements that can help quell the pain and enhance your... Read more

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