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Secrets and Staples: Calve Stretching Secret

The slant board calve stretch is the most effective way that I have found to have clients add some length to this often shortened structure. I like to use multiple techniques, but will review the static stretch for the calves in today’s post. This can be an effective corrective exercise technique for those who demonstrate […]
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Secrets and Staples: Calve Stretching Secret

If a client pronates excessively during transitional (squatting) or dynamic (walking) movements or static posture (standing calve stretch) when they are barefoot then you might want to let them
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration Part IV

Cryotherapy (ice therapy) dates back to Hippocrates snd the ancient Greeks but it took until the 1940’s for cold/ice therapy to be used extensively for the treatment of acute and subacute injuries, and rehabilitation.
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration Part III

Saunas may stimulate the release of growth hormone too. Direct heat for 8-10 minutes relaxes muscles and improves local and general blood flow.
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Rest, Recovery and Regeneration: Part II

Welcome back! Let’s start with the steam room. Some people prefer the dry heat of the sauna, I prefer the moisutre and humidity of the steam room. Some tips to keep in mind when using a steam room; 1) Drink water before, during and after. Pre-hydration will help you to get the most out of […]
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