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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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The Three “R’s” Rest, Recovery and Regeneration: Part 1

Exertion can come in many forms; physical, cognitive and emotional to name a few. Exertion is a critical aspect of life.

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The Five Deadly Sins of Corrective Exercise

Okay. They’re not deadly sins. I don’t think anyone has ever died at the hands of a foam roller, and I don’t think yon need to go to confession if you commit one of these errors, but I liked the tittle.    Without further adieu, here they are:   1) Selection.    2) Execution.    3) […]

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Frontal Plane and Knee Pain: Tennis Player

             Your plane or mine? Dysfunction is quite common in the frontal plane. Beyond uncontrolled or excessive valgus is a cornucopia of goodies to dig into. This image is perhaps a bit dated and myopic but serves it purpose. The key musculature responsible for providing frontal plane stability while on a […]

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