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How Compression Technology Affects Recovery and Performance

There’s no question that exercise has numerous benefits, both physical and mental. But despite its advantages, it can take a toll on your body when done improperly.  If you’re struggling to adequately recover from your workouts, it may be a sign that you need to rethink your post-workout routine. If you have your post exercise stretching down …

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Active vs Passive Recovery, Why They’re Important

While a consistent, disciplined, and progressive weight training program can be great for muscle development, endurance, and overall health (not to mention having a fitter looking body), it can have consequences. This is especially true if you consistently execute in the gym without giving your body a chance to recover. Not taking enough time to …

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Overtraining: What It Is and How To Avoid It

Exercise accounted for 468,000 injuries in 2019. That’s more injuries than any other category of sports and recreation. Getting and staying fit means intense, challenging workouts. But when those workouts result in injury, you may be suffering from overtraining. There is indeed such thing as too much exercise and it can have both physical and psychological …

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Tips on How to Identify and Loosen Up Your Tight Hip Flexors

You might be surprised to learn that there are lots of individual muscles within your hips. Each of them doing their part to envelop your hips, allowing you to move your legs in all sorts of different directions. Front. Backwards. Sideways. Rotations. Without them you couldn’t kick a ball, run, bend at the waist, or …

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