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Injury Recovery - Analgesics and Ice Packs

Injury Recovery and the M.E.A.T. Method

What’s the best way to recovery from a muscular injury? In my last blog post, I talked about recovering after a hard workout. In this post, I’m going to discuss what you can do to recover from a grade 1 athletic injury. Injury recovery can be a challenging process, but I’m here to give you…
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September 1, 2021 0
Active Recovery - Athletic Recovery

The 3 BEST Therapies to Improve Athletic Recovery

Why Is Athletic Recovery Important? There are two types of recovery: normal everyday recovery from a recent workout and long-term recovery from an injury. Recovery After a Workout We’ve all experienced sore muscles and joint stiffness a few days after a workout. Working out fatigues our muscles, joints, and minds. Our bodies need time to…
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July 30, 2021 0

No BS, No Stories: Just the Recipe – Healthy, Inexpensive, Easy Meals

Do you hate reading someone’s entire life story when you’re looking for a recipe online? Yeah, me too! Here is an entire day worth of healthy meals that are HEALTHY, INEXPENSIVE, and EASY! No BS, No Stories, JUST THE RECIPE 😀 Watch our YouTube video on these meals here ⇨   BREAKFAST: Chia Seed &…
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June 9, 2021 0
Best Exercise - Barbells and other Free Weights

Which equipment gives the best exercise: Barbells, Bands, or Body Weight?

Bands, Barbells, and Body Weight What offers the best exercise, Bands, Barbells (and other free weights), or Bodyweight? They all have their pros and cons, so which is right for you? The answer depends on your fitness and athletic goals. Are you looking to gain strength or are you looking to free yourself of pain?…
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May 21, 2021 0

ELDOA: The Exercise We All Should be Doing

Life, Movement, and Growth Unless you’re a professional athlete or physical therapist, you probably haven’t heard of ELDOA. ELDOA is all about movement. Movement is essential to life. Without movement, we stagnate. This includes physical and mental movement. Physical movement keeps our bodies healthy. Mental movement–like learning a new skill–keeps our minds sharp. And having…
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May 21, 2019 0