Introduction Growing old is all about experiencing changes, either mentally, physically, or socially. Most people have a hard time coping with the challenges that come along with ageing. Do you also feel anxious about growing old? Being anxious or scared won’t bring you any good. Instead, you should learn how to deal with these changes.…
Introduction The intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) devices provide compression per the predetermined treatment mode using an inflated sleeve that wraps around the body or limbs. The stagnation of venous blood and lymphatic fluid is successfully driven back to regular circulation throughout the process of inflation, expansion, squeezing, and deflation. Veins return oxygen-poor blood to the…Read More >
Have you ever gone through a long, challenging training program over many weeks and felt entirely drained at the end? A few days of diligent workout leaves you at the edge of the constant struggle between the mind and body. Despite all intentions of keeping jumps and sprints at a steady pace, you find it…Read More >
Many athletes ask a common question: How long until I fully recover? With many conditions, injuries, and surgical procedures we see have different rehabilitation time frames, but here are some general tissue healing guidelines – The healing process for different injuries Tissues include different categories – muscle, tendon, ligament, and bone. Each tissue comprises Cells,…Read More >
There are four sleep cycle stages, which fluctuate between non-REM and REM (Rapid Eye Movement). Sleep every 90 minutes. The first is when you first doze off and can be easily woken. Brain patterns in this stage are associated with muscle memory and ‘logging’ movements learned during the day. The second stage is when you…Read More >
Inflammation is the body’s natural and essential part of the immune response. The body attempts to heal itself after an injury; defend itself against foreign invaders, such as viruses and bacteria; and repair damaged soft tissue. Does exercise help inflammation? Exercise can be a powerful ally in reducing inflammation; as little as a twenty-minute exercise…Read More >
Despite what you may read on fitness blogs, the simple truth is that there’s no better way to help your muscles recover than healthy food and getting a good night’s sleep. A healthy lifestyle is critical to maximising strength and nervous system recovery; you can undo good work through poor nutrition and a lack of…Read More >
Do you feel proud when you have sore muscles after a workout? A sense of success or pride, perhaps? Post-workout muscle pain is a common reaction after training; that’s pretty normal; after all, training is a stimulus for change. But when the pain is at the point of being incapacitated for three days or more,…Read More >
Before we get into the topic of swimming for recovery, let’s discuss healthy training stimulus vs overreaching. Remember, training makes you worse, and it’s only when your recovery takes place do gains materialise. A first-year athletes training stimulus should be pretty different from a seasoned athlete, and age is also a factor in determining appropriate…Read More >
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