Tips for Fitness, Rehab, Nutrition and More
Please visit the below articles for helpful information on maintaining fitness and nutrtion:
- DOES IT HURT?
Then don't do it.
By Michael Boyle
I get asked rehab questions all the time. I have rehabilitated athletes in almost every major sport who were told they were "all done" by a doctor or a team trainer. Because people know my background, they often ask for advice. Read more >>
- Ice or heat after injury?
It's generally recommended to use ice for the first three days (up to 30 minutes every two hours) to prevent swelling and pain. Do not hit the hot tub. After that initial window, though, do what feels best. There's no set prescription, but anything that reduces pain is good.
Remember - RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
- MOVEMENT TIP
Maintain Muscular Balance
When designing a program, select similar number of exercises and sets for opposing muscle groups. Some joints may become more susceptible to injury or altered posture when significantly greater training volume is preformed on one movement and not the opposite movement. Click for more tips >>