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10 Tips For Optimal Recovery After Running An Ultramarathon

April 13, 2021

Recovery After Running an Ultra Marathon Finding a firm definition for recovery has always been a question on my mind, especially having spent 20 years in Meditech, and 40 years as an endurance sport athlete and coach. In reality, recovery is subjective for every person; much like music and art. In the case of someone…

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Bryce Chong's Race report from Chengdu China - World Cup Super Sprint 06/05/2017

Bryce Chong’s Race report from Chengdu China – World Cup Super Sprint 06/05/2017

September 9, 2020

Luck wasn’t on my side again. I went into this race feeling pumped and ready to go, but on the second lap of the bike lap, a dog suddenly ran in front of me. The road for cycling was very wet (it has been raining heavily the past 2 days prior to the race), and very narrow. I couldn’t stop in time and the only thing that went through my mind was I didn’t want to crash into it. So in a reflex action, I braked and also used my left foot to assist me to a halt. But it was a costly… it caused me to have a strain leading from my hamstring up to my glut and I had to pull out of the race.

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With Disapointments, come joy - Courtesy FWCC (Fabian Williams Coaching Concepts)

With Disapointments, come joy – Courtesy FWCC (Fabian Williams Coaching Concepts)

September 9, 2020

The highly anticipated 58th National School Track & Field Championships 2017 recently came to a close.

55 athletes from Catholic Junior College and St. Joseph’s Institution, as well as 17 TeamFabian athletes set forth to represent their schools in the various events. We had a total of 44 finalists, with 19 of them attaining a podium position, and 12 winning gold for their school. We are delighted with the achievements they produced!

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Alan Bradley's RAAM Race Report

Alan Bradley’s RAAM Race Report

September 9, 2020

I have just completed Race Across America (RAAM) as part of the 4-man open division in ‘Team Australia II’. The race is over 5000km with 55,000m of accent, and temperatures that varied from 52 deg C to 5 deg C. This is widely known as the toughest endurance bike race in the world. We achieved a very credible 2nd place under tough conditions, which aside from the distance and accent, including dealing with a tropical cycle as well.

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Recovery Systems Ambassador Bryce Chong is Crowned Singapore National Champion !

Recovery Systems Ambassador Bryce Chong is Crowned Singapore National Champion !

September 9, 2020

Recovery Systems Ambassador Bryce Chong is Crowned Singapore National Champion !

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A Great Inspiration for sports physical therapy is the 9 years I have spent Coaching

A Great Inspiration for Sports Physical Therapy is the 9 Years I have Spent Coaching

September 9, 2020

A Great Inspiration for Recovery Systems and sports physio therapy is the 9 years I have spent Coaching, its been the most satisfying chapter of my working life. Recovery Systems is my tangible way of helping athletes to be fresher, faster, better.

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Christy Suraidi - The life of the modern day athlete - The Great balancing Act

Christy Suraidi – The life of the modern-day athlete – The Great balancing Act

July 19, 2020

Christy Suraidi, Singapore National Triathlete does a great job of balancing Training and National representation duties with her studies as a 3rd year Environmental Science Student. Christy in the picture above is completing her assignments while recovery using Recovery Systems active compression recovery – great multi tasking Christy ! Recovery Systems wishes Christy all the best…

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Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy for Athletes

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy for Athletes

July 19, 2020

What is Compression Therapy for Athletes?

Hi everyone, in this post, we would like to briefly discuss the role that compression plays in the elements of Recovery, RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) and in particular the difference between Passive and Active compression.

Compression = anything that influences improvement to circulation.

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Recovery Systems announces partnership with workplace wellness service provider CXA

Recovery Systems announces partnership with workplace wellness service provider CXA

July 19, 2020

It is with great excitement that we announce that Recovery Systems, brand owner and provider of active compression products for athletic recovery and home healthcare has just signed an agreement with CXA for Recovery Systems products to be included in their Flex wellness program as a wellness option. 

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Ironman Bintan 70.3 Recovery Systems report

Ironman Bintan 70.3 Recovery Systems report

June 21, 2020

1200 athletes from 51 countries competed in the Bintan 70.3 19 August 2018. Recovery systems was the official recovery partner and it was our pleasure to have many of the athletes try and buy our flagship Blue max, the portable mini max and our new “booty cuff” for the hip and glute.

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Recovery Systems Supported Athlete Braden Currie wins Ironman Santa Cruz

Recovery Systems Supported Athlete Braden Currie wins Ironman Santa Cruz

June 21, 2020

After battling side-by-side for 21km, Braden Currie snatched victory in a finish chute sprint at the IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Cruz – winning by 1sec over accomplished United States athlete Ben Hoffman.

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Founder's Voice

How would you define Recovery?

Finding a firm definition for recovery has always been a question on my mind, especially having spent 20 years in Meditech, and 40 years as an endurance sport athlete and coach.

In reality, recovery is subjective for every person; much like music and art. In the case of someone plagued with excessive swelling — symptomatic of a vascular condition such as lymphedema, diabetes or DVT — recovery can mean a reduction in swelling, improved mobility and an overall enhancement in quality of life.

From a weekend warrior or world class athlete’s perspective, recovery would mean faster healing, resuming training after a significantly shorter resting time; and of course the magic of faster gains or improvements. In the end, great athletes understand this objectivity about recovery — it is only during this stage where the gains and improvements are made.

Our Recovery Systems product line has years of refinement invested for your benefit with cuffs available for treatment of the Legs, Hip and Glutes, Arms and Torso. Not only are battery powered variants of our cuffs available, we are also proud to highlight our Duo System — a world’s first in recovery options where two individuals can now share treatment simultaneously.

Here’s to your personal best, Bring on the Gains!

Michael Lyons,

Founder and CEO