Myth Busting Monday: ūü§°You shouldn’t train the opposite side when you are injuredūü§°

Rehab is full of myths and misconceptions. Today we talked about the importance of cross over training in the rehab process.

Walkings relationship with Mental Health

There is a strong connection between increased physical activity with improved mental health.  Walking is a great way to achieve your physical activity goals throughout the day.  Although walking is a form of physical activity that most everyone of all ages can complete, there is limited research on its relationship with mental health.  However the research that is out there is very promising.  Depression and walking have ample amounts of research and it appears that walking has a large effect size on depression. Roberson et al concluded from 8 Randomized control trials that walking was an effective intervention for clinical depression.  There is also limited research but promising results for walking being used to improve Psychological stress, Psychological well-being, Subjective well being.

Myth Busting Monday: Quit Overcomplicating Recovery and Drink Some Milk

With my oblivious nature of never knowing the date I was fooled one too many times on April 1st. However, one of my favorite April’s fools post came from @scientist_with_a_board Almost all supplements on the market make bold claims of being a new formula, thats going to bigger faster stronger more ripped and a sexContinue reading “Myth Busting Monday: Quit Overcomplicating Recovery and Drink Some Milk”

Caffeine Naps: My Secret To Maximizing My Time

One of the biohacking techniques that I still use today is caffeine naps. The concept for caffeine naps is consuming some form of caffeine(coffee, tea, caffeine tablets etc) then taking a 20 minute nap. We know that a 20 minute naps have many benefits that includes providing needed energy. We also know that caffeine usually takes about 30 minutes to get into our system and begin to increase our alertness and sense of energy. So when we combine these, of taking the nap during the time which the caffeine is getting “activated” we can create a super compensation effect.