What IS Recovery?

In every strength training program, there is a period of time between workouts in which we “recover” from the workout. Some workouts do not cause any detrimental effects that we need to “recover” from, and some in fact produce a temporary “potentiating” effect whereby performance is improved for a short time afterwards. Yet, other workouts (especially those involving high volumes …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Exercises to help clients recover from a hernia

Classic vs. Sports Hernia: You should know the difference Most males who played scholastic sports at some time in their life will recall their first Pre Participation Physical. How could you forget?! After a few boring tests of blood pressure, lung sounds, and oral temperature, the physician asks you to drop your shorts, turn your head, and cough as he …

Dr. Ethan M. Kreiswirth

Dr. Ethan M. Kreiswirth, PhD, ATC

Master Instructor, RockTape

PainZone’s Mission: To Make Every Body Feel Better

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: MedZone® PainZone® PainZone® is a premium topical analgesic that helps clients experiencing aches, pains, soreness, arthritis symptoms, and provides deep penetrating relief for back pain. It combines three active anti-inflammatory ingredients and uses a fatty acid base – with no water filler – for faster penetrating relief. PainZone also offers great retail sales opportunities for facilities that need a …

Dr. Jeff Poplarski

D.C., Sports Chiropractor

New Product Alert – übertherm Cold Compression Wraps

A new product – übertherm cold wraps, with Ice Pillow™ Technology – deliver cold therapy in a way that significantly improves its effectiveness and, ultimately, the outcome for the patient. Continue reading and learn about how traditional cold therapy can worsen inflammation, how übertherm’s innovative technology is solving this problem, and how it can benefit both your clinic and your patients. …

Dr. Stuart Tomares

Doctor of Medicine, Founder and CEO of übertherm LLC

DOC N ROLL

Standing Self-Myofascial Release for the Lower Extremity

Stand up foam rolling allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to foam roll. The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller! No more lying down on filthy floors. It’s a new way to foam roll. It’s not only a muscle release station, but a stretch/flexibility station …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

DC, Creator of Dossman Advantage Taping (DAT), Inventor of MobiLOOP and author

Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Hyperice, a leader in recovery and movement enhancement technology, recently announced up to a 40 percent increase in range of motion when applying vibration during foam rolling. The findings result from a study utilizing the Hyperice VYPER, which the Hyperice team, including Scientific Advisory Board Chairman, Dr. Michael Clark, and researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including renowned researcher …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

Having a Positive Relationship with Health and Wellness

A Positive Relationship with Health and Wellness

It’s no secret that as Americans, we often overspend, overeat and work more hours compared to those living in other countries. While exercising is (obviously) an extremely healthy habit, we can sometimes over-do that, too. We all know people who make working out a top priority, but you don’t want to see your clients burning themselves out when it comes to being active. …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

RockTape Medical Director Dr. Steve Capobianco discusses Kinesiology Taping for Low Back Pain

RockTape Medical Director Dr. Steve Capobianco Discusses Kinesiology Taping for Low Back Pain

How can clinicians integrate kinesiology taping into care plans for low back pain patients? The integration of kinesiology taping can be considered an extension of your hands-on therapy. More and more research is supporting the use of taping to mitigate both acute and chronic back pain (1). By simply applying tape to the affected area, a patient can experience improvement …

Steven Capobianco

Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape

HyperIce Vyper

Why You May Not Be Seeing Progress In Your Fitness Goals

You have been consistent with your workouts, going weekly to the killer cycling class and getting that extra workout in with your trainer. But now it’s Friday, and your body aches and you’re too sore for your next visit to the gym… It is important to note that without proper recovery we are actually undermining our fitness progress. The time, …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.