After a workout, rolling out relieves muscle tension and can help improve your range of motion and flexibility. Physical therapists, personal trainers, and even coaches highly recommend this practice. People use foam rollers, lacrosse balls, and a variety of other rolling tools. Today, we will discuss lacrosse ball vs foam roller. Which one is most […]
Are All Massage Guns The Same? – How To Purchase a Massage Gun
Are All Massage Guns The Same? If you follow any sports people on social media, you have likely seen mesmerizing pictures or videos of massage guns being used. There is something fascinating about watching the rubber mallet touch the skin, sending a satisfying rippling effect across the muscle tissue. If you haven’t watched these videos […]
Is Cryotherapy Good for Sore Muscles After Working Out?
Is Cryotherapy Good for Sore Muscles After Working Out? Many people experience post-workout soreness, especially if they have pushed their muscles to the extreme. Even minor workouts can cause some degree of pain and stiffness in the muscles. How often have you seen an athlete soaking in an icy cold tub after a major game? […]
Rotator Cuff Injury – Causes and Fixes
Treating Your Rotator Cuff Injury – Causes and Fixes What Is Your Rotator Cuff? Your rotator cuff consists of a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. These keep the head of your upper arm bone snug in the shallow socket of your shoulder. This allows you to move your arm and […]
Why Do My Knees Swell After Running?
Why Do My Knees Swell After Running? Also referred to as patellofemoral pain syndrome, runner’s knee is a common occurrence among sport enthusiasts and people that are active and on their feet a great deal of the time. Runners often notice pain and their knees swell after running and sometimes the pain associated with this […]
How To Leave The Gym In an Ambulance – 10 Bad Bro Science Tips
Top 10 Bad Bro Science and Workout Mistakes There’s so much bad fitness advice out there that it seems as though some people have the goal of leaving the gym in an ambulance. SO I have compiled some of the most ridiculously bad bro science and workout mistakes I have heard over my years as a […]
Shin Splints when Running – Prevention and Recovery
Shin Splints when Running – Prevention and Recovery Running is an excellent form of exercise that is great for easing the stress of a long day, but as with all forms of exercise there is always the potential of excessively straining your muscles from a lack of preparation and taking proper preventative measures. Shin splints when running is one such […]
Heat Or Ice – Which is Better For Sore Muscles?
Pushing yourself a bit too hard trying to beat your own record or scoring the winning goal can cause injury. Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage (EIMD) and Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) to be exact. There’s nothing worse than an inflamed or stiff muscle to cramp your style! So should you use a heat or an ice pack? […]
Common Sports Injuries: Solving Knee Pain
Knee pain can blight a person’s day to day life, it can make even the simplest of tasks seem impossible and render a person practically immobile.Because of the wide and varied nature of knee pain, it can be difficult to tell a problem from a momentary pain. As a nation we are notoriously reluctant to […]