Blogs about Recovery

Friday, March 21, 2014
The Balance Guy
Most if us,  have pulled up sore after exercising. The first step in the morning .........
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 • Napa, CA 94558
Coach Laura's Blog
As a fitness professional I can’t count the number of times I have recommended icing to my clients for anything from acute injuries to sports recovery.  But new research from Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who coined the phrase R.I.C.E. some 30 years ago, suggests that icing may actually delay healing.
Thursday, August 01, 2013 • Walnut Creek, CA 94597-7848
Pedro Bernardy's Fitness and Lifestyle Coaching Blog
   Overtraining – When There Isn’t Enough Time to RecoverPosted on July 25, 2013 by NASM By Stacey Penney, NASM CES, PES, FNS
Sunday, July 28, 2013 • Los Angeles, CA 90025
Glattfitness
     Muscle Dysmorphia is defined as a disorder that deals with obsession over the perceived muscularity of one’s body. Simply, it is the psychology that one’s body is too thin and not muscular enough. Essentially, Muscle Dysmorphia (M.D.) is the male reverse counterpart to female Anorexia nervosa. It is categorized as a branch of obsessive compulsive disorder and is VERY COMMON in today’s gyms and society…much more than we think. I will admit that some define M.D.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 • Hyattsville, MD 20782
The Bio Mechanic
 Myofascial Release Part 5 Now that we’ve reviewed so much research regarding the tissues affected by myofascial release and how, it’s time to get into how to actually perform self myofascial release (SMR) and when is the best time to do so. By the way, if you missed any of the other entries in the series just click on The Bio Mechanic above and it will link you to my blog history.  
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Balance Guy
 We all need to sleep better. Me included. Better sleep will help with recovery, muscle growth and fat loss. Heard it before.... correct? But how do we go about it? This is how.... 1. Exercising in the morning around 7am will help you spend 75% more time in deep sleep and let you cycle through the four stages of sleep more often. What are the 4 cycles? I don't know but all I know is a sleep like a log after a early morning training session.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
The Balance Guy
 I often to get the question ' what do I eat after a weight workout?' Or 'when do I eat after a weight workout?'
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
The Balance Guy
 You know you need between 6-8 hrs. of quality sleep each night to help your recovery from your awesome training session today. Here are some foods that will help you get there. 1.Almonds: A handful contains muscle-relaxing magnesium and sleep-inducing tryptophan, which increases the brain's level of feel-good serotonin. 2.Skim milk: Mom was right -- a warm glassful will help you sleep better. The milk's tryptophan has a sedating effect.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
The Balance Guy
 Post workout of course! Your muscles that you will train hard today will soak up" extra nutrients - especially carbohydrates like a sponge. It more technical terms the enegry will be used and stored in your muscles, instead of you waistline. Also have lean protein has well. Pairing lean protein will carbs after a training will is optimal fpr recovery. HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY