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Recovery Showdown: R8 Roll Recovery vs Hyperice Vyper

Here’s my review of two awesome recovery products– the R8 by Roll Recovery and the Vyper vibrating foam roller by Hyperice.  If you’re serious about recovery, this post may help you decide which product is right for you.  Sadly, I

Posted in Injury Prevention and Treatment, Recovery, Recovery Products

Enhancing Recovery with a Floatation Tank

I’ve been underwater with work recently so I haven’t posted in a few weeks.  Rather than post something startling, I’m opting for a gentler reintroduction to the blogging world.  I’ll be talking about floatation tanks (aka sensory deprivation tanks) and

Posted in Recovery

Training on Business Travel

I’ve been swamped with business travel recently, so my blogging activity had to be put on the back burner.  This makes this blog topic particularly apropos given that I crammed a bunch of training into these trips.

Posted in General Training Ideas, Recovery, Travel

A Poor Duathlete’s Recovery Pump

A few months ago, I blogged about CEP Clone compression gear.  Compression garments are what most runners and duathletes think of when they hear term “compression.”  Technically, it’s “passive compression” because it’s just a garment that isn’t doing anything “active”

Posted in Recovery, Recovery Products

Improve Your Recovery Runs (Run|Drill|Walk)

Today I wanted to talk about a way to make your recovery runs suck less.  If you find yourself struggling the day after a hard track workout with the awful feeling of running– and just can’t wait to be done with

Posted in Recovery, Running Training

20% off Compex for USAT Members Until End of Month

Wow, this is timely.  The morning after I posted my review on my experience with a Compex EMS, USAT sends its members a notice that they can get 20% off Compex EMS devices at http://www.shopcompex.com by using code “USAT2014”.  Offer expires

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Posted in Injury Prevention and Treatment, Recovery

Recovery Nutrition on the Cheap

Athletic nutrition is a a ridiculously complex topic that I won’t claim to fully understand.  In fact, I’m a bit of a nutrition idiot.  For the most part, this doesn’t hurt me— I think that long-course or IM athletes are

Posted in Nutrition, Recovery