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Shedding a New Light on Your Rest Day

Morgan Shapiro
Morgan Shapiro
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Rest days. Something all of us gym rats know we need to partake in, but often have a hard time doing. We are regularly exposed to phrases such as "no days off" or "no pain, no gain." While working hard and pushing ourselves in the gym is excellent, we ...
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What Difference Does Recovery Time Make in Strength Training Performance?

Tony Nunez
Tony Nunez
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This is part 2 of a 3 part Q&A series that answers: What does current research tell us about aerobic fitness and metformin, strength training recovery times, and obesity intervention methods? Part 1: Can metformin have a negative impact on ...
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Stress, Recovery and Performance

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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We all speak of it and experience it, but what is stress? It is defined as a non-specific response by the body to any demand (stressor) that overcomes, or threatens to overcome, the body’s ability to maintain homeostasis (that state of equilibrium of the ...
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Heart Rate Zone Methodology – What You Should Know

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Despite growing popularity and adoption of programs incorporating heart rate (HR) zone methodology, aka heart rate training, the fitness industry, in general, appears to lack a solid understanding of the scientific facts and limitations to this ...
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Research in Review: Does Foam Rolling Increase Arterial Blood Flow?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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See how foam rolling was shown to improve blood flow to targeted muscles for an extended amount of time, and the implications for warm-up and cool down benefits.
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Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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Overtraining - When There Isn’t Enough Time to Recover

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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Designing a training program for an athlete to peak for competition is one of the driving goals for sports performance specialists. From the big picture annual macrocycle, to the monthly mesocycle breakdown, and the finely detailed microcycle, periods of ...
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