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Why is Recovery Important?

Why is Recovery Important?

By Jennifer Smirl CPT, Me Fitness Fitness Director

Recovery and rest are critical components of any successful training program. They are also a very underutilized way to enhance performance. Most athletes know that getting enough rest after exercise is essential to high-level performance, but many still over train and feel guilty when they take a day off. The body repairs and strengthens itself in the time between workouts, and continuous training.
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Running by Brian Kitzerow, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT

Spring is upon us and the rainy weather is calming down.  With more good weather many of us will be subtly tempted to increase our training intensities and want to stay out for that extra mileage.  Though it is a good idea to increase our strength and endurance, doing so in a mindful manner can prevent injuries that can set our training back a month or more.  Proximal hamstring tears, achilles tendinosis, calf lesions, plantar.
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Recipe of the Month: June

Summer Coffee Recipes for June

Save your coffee shop money for something that  lasts  longer, create your own coffee concoction at home that's just as satisfying!


Low Sugar Cafe Mocha

  • 1 cup hot brewed coffee
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp sweetener of choice, stevia, honey or maple syrup
Steam the almond milk or if you don't have a steamer, heat it in a pot and whisk to froth. Brew the coffee and pour.
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