Weight loss supplements. Muscle building supplements. Home massage tools. There is a tendency in fitness and rehab to want to keep adding more and more interventions to improve recovery and performance. Unfortunately, many of these things, have marginal to zero real benefit (beyond possibly feeling good in the moment). And we often fail to consider … Continue reading “Improve Recovery and Performance through “Via Negativa””
Slowing down. Losing one’s spring in their step. These are common refrains that we associate with getting older. And there is a kernel of truth here. While aging is associated with a decrease in muscular strength of 1-2% yearly, the decline in muscular power is about 3.5% per year . This loss in muscle power … Continue reading “Why Older Adults Need to Build Power”
How to pick the best resistance exercises for older adults to maximize functional improvements, muscle mass, and strength
Disclaimer: This information is not medical advice and should not be treated as such. This post is for general educational purposes only and you should consult with a licensed healthcare provider for specific guidance. I get asked quite often “I have this ache or pain, what do I do?” While specific aches and pains need … Continue reading “5 Strategies to Manage Pain Today”
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