Tag Archives: recovery

What to eat after working out

No matter how long your workout is, eating a proper meal afterward is important. Many say that the body is a temple, yet not too many treat it as such. The key to optimizing each and every workout is to eat a proper meal to help the body recover from strenuous exercise. Make sure the […]

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What to do after running a 5k

You’ve crossed the finish line and reached your goal of completing a 5k run – congratulations. This is an achievement to be proud of. However, don’t think all your efforts stop here. You need to have a post-race game plan that matches your pre-race preparation to get the most out of your exercise, especially if […]

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Tips to best recover from a serious injury

Broken bones, muscles tears, and concussions happen. And if you live at the gym, fiercely compete in sports on a regular basis, or otherwise take your fitness routine seriously, there’s a good chance you may one day be faced with a serious injury. If it does happen, it can have a devastating effect on both […]

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Stretching 101

It’s undeniable that exercise is essential in boosting both physical and mental health. Still, despite the growing number of people taking up various kinds of fitness, surprisingly few have considered the importance of stretching, instead thinking of it as something done only by soccer players or athletes warming up. But stretching is not just for […]

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5 tips to speed up recovery after exercise

When it comes to exercise, getting a proper recovery after a workout is essential to repairing muscles and improving your performance. Muscles need anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to repair and rebuild, and working them too hard for long periods of time may lead to tissue breakdown rather than building. Unfortunately, most people want […]

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African American women and exercise

African American women who exercise regularly could be lowering their risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. While links between breast cancer and exercise levels and intensity have been found in previous studies involving women, the participants have primarily been white women. This latest research adds in some interesting missing gaps and highlights […]

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African American women fitness benefit!

African American women who exercise regularly could be lowering their risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. While links between breast cancer and exercise levels and intensity have been found in previous studies involving women, the participants have primarily been white women. This latest research adds in some interesting missing gaps and highlights […]

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Nutrition to recover from injury!

While rest and/or rehabilitation is often prescribed by doctors after an injury, there is another component that could help, and that’s having a healthy nutritional plan. A good diet can speed up recovery and ensure that your injuries are healing properly. A healthy recovery diet consists of nutrients like proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Recovering from […]

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Nutrition for injury recovery!

When it comes to exercise, there will eventually be a time when you may injure yourself. Often, after an injury, you are advised to take plenty of rest or perhaps to adopt rehabilitation exercises. While this will be a huge help in your recovery, it’s crucial not to forget one vital part of getting better […]

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Recover with positive physio power!

Are you looking for the right type of physiotherapy after seeing your doctor? Have you had surgery and are now ready to take a proactive step towards making a full recovery? Or do you want to treat an old injury or weakness that has long been bothering you? Whatever your reasons, physiotherapy can give you […]

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