VooDoo Flossing, Kinesio Taping and Cupping, Oh My!

VooDoo Flossing, Kinesio Taping and Cupping, Oh My!

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist If you play sports or exercise regularly you probably have experienced some sort of injury. Hopefully yours was just a minor muscle strain, joint sprain, or soreness after a workout. Sports-related injuries are common, and most people who exercise report some type of injury in a given year. Thankfully, most are not serious enough to prevent continuing an exercise program, especially Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Compression Goes Couture

Compression Goes Couture

As the positive trend of ‘taking care of yourself’ grows, more and more people are looking to find fitness apparel that not only is flexible and comfortable, but is also functional and fashionable. As we are demanding more of ourselves physically, we also are demanding more of our fitness wear. At the heart of the current workout wear revolution is compression apparel. It is one of the hottest trends embraced Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Cryotherapy: Hot Trend. Cool Recovery?

Cryotherapy: Hot Trend. Cool Recovery?

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. If you pay attention to health trends you have likely heard about whole body cryotherapy. For years athletes have touted the benefits of cryotherapy for reducing muscle soreness and improving performance. Now cryotherapy is going mainstream, with enthusiasts claiming it can help you lose weight, look younger, and experience better health. While the buzz about cryotherapy is fairly recent, using cold as a treatment has been around Read more »
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September 05, 2016
Take a Hike… And Find Yourself

Take a Hike… And Find Yourself

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” — John Muir There are times during the year when living in the Deep South has its challenges. The hot, humid summer can be one of those times for those of us who like the outdoors. ‘You know it’s hot…’ when the weather man calls for forecasts that sound more like cooking instructions – baking, boiling, roasting, steaming, and Read more »
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September 05, 2016
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