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There was a time when recovery was thought to be simply resting and a little stretching if you were really ambitious. However, as sports science has improved and research as gone deeper and deeper into the physiological effects of training, recovery has taken a turn into more complex techniques. Continue Reading…

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You have probably heard it a million times: No pain, no gain. While some pain is not good (muscle strain or tear, broken bones, tendonitis, etc.), some pain is a sign that you are doing things right. A good kind of pain is muscle soreness, a feeling that is brought on by microscopic tears in your muscles caused by a hard workout. This is not a bad thing, but lack of knowledge about soreness and a lack of understanding on how to respond to soreness could lead to further pain and serious injury.
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