Elite Athletes

Self-Recovery Tools – Part 4 – Resistance Bands

There are many different types of tools that an individual can use as a self-massage recovery tool. Self-recovery is extremely important to aid in advancing an athlete’s performance ability. When muscles are used in everyday life and exercise, the connective tissue within the muscles and joints becomes fatigued and tight. This leads to decreased circulation, …

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Self-Recovery Tools – Part 3 – Physio Knuckles

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ There are many different types of tools that an individual can use as a self-massage recovery tool. Self-recovery is extremely important to aid in advancing an athlete’s performance ability. When muscles are used in everyday life and exercise, the connective tissue within the muscles and joints becomes fatigued and tight. This leads to decreased …

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Self-Recovery Tools – Part 1 – Trigger Point Balls

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ There are many different types of tools that an individual can use as a self-massage recovery tool. Self-recovery is extremely important to aid in advancing an athlete’s performance ability. Trigger points are areas within the muscle that are painful and tender when you press on them. They may be described or feel bumpy or …

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Sports Recovery – WHY? And HOW?

Elite athletes know the importance of ensuring recovery is scheduled into their routines to ensure they allow their bodies to repair and recuperate before the next session. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Rest and Recovery’ days are critical when it comes to sporting performance for many reasons: Physiological – The body needs time to adapt to the stress and …

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