Recovery

Try This After a Tough Workout


Saturday, January 21, 2017

More and more, people are making fitness a part of their everyday routine. Perhaps you fit in a yoga class after a long day at work or jump start your morning with a cardio-filled spin class. Regardless of which workout you choose, your fitness routine can often lead to soreness. Stretching, drinking water and taking ...

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How to Recover from the Holidays: Mind, Body, and Spirit


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

One of the most anticipated times of the year is the holiday season. We end each year with a crescendo of shopping, travel and celebration, all of which brings an abundance of joy, but also stress and disruption. In the aftermath, many of us find ourselves starting the new year depleted. A holiday hangover has ...

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How To Help Your Body Rebound Post-Workout


Monday, February 22, 2016

Nothing feels better than dominating your workout--except getting up the next day and mastering those moves all over again. But what happens when your body and muscles say no? How do you get back in the saddle then? First off, don’t panic. Instead, turn your focus to recovery immediately after your workout. That way both your ...

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It’s Your Day of Rest(ish): Light Exercises and Tips For Full-Body Recovery


Friday, October 9, 2015

Rest days are so important because they are an opportunity to recuperate from the stresses of training. Unless you are injured, doing nothing isn't ideal. Try a light active recovery day with exercises that will help increase the blood flow to the muscles. If you are listening, your body will tell you when you need ...

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5 Common Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Thousands of people experience exercise-related injuries every year.  Here are five common injuries and ways to prevent them: View post

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The Importance of Rest-Day


Thursday, April 2, 2015

The long-awaited, infamous, rest-day. For some, it’s a day waited upon and celebrated. For others, it’s a day to endure whilst day-dreaming of tomorrow’s session. Whatever it is, it’s an important day to not judge what relaxes you. This is a day for you. Anything from scrapbooking to hitting the local club to dance away even ...

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