Wellness

3 Off-Season Recovery Tips

2019-02-22T19:14:52-04:00Wellness|

By Norah Whitten It’s hard to believe winter is upon us again. We know that this time of year is a great time to up the strength training and mobility work. However, there are other, less talked about, aspects of training that deserve some attention. There are three areas

Cryotherapy: Then and Now

2019-02-22T20:44:32-04:00Wellness|

By Brian Diaz Starting as early as the 1970s, physiologists have studied the effects of applying ice to the body after exercise for various benefits including, but not limited, to anti-inflammation, pain reduction, muscular strength gains, and anti-fatigue. Applying ice packs to body parts and, in some cases, fully

Foam Rollers

2019-02-22T20:44:26-04:00Gear, Wellness|

SPRI Soft Foam Roller Good for first-time foam rollers and those looking for a more relaxing and rejuvenating (and less painful) rolling experience. This is ideal for a gentle stretch and self-mobilization of joints and spine. More Info: SPRI.com SKLZ Barrel Roller A firm roller is ideal for athletes

Listen To Your Heart…And Reason

2019-03-08T18:14:16-04:00Wellness|

By Norah Cetin | Heart Rate Variability, or HRV, is the time between heart beats as measured in milliseconds. Contrary to resting heart rate, where lower is usually better, a higher variability between heart beats is actually more indicative of better fitness and ability to recover from strenuous exercise.