The number one question I get at Atlanta Sports Recovery is, “why did is this injury/pain happen.”   Over the last four years and 1,000+ cases, we have tracked the root cause of every issue that has come through the doors of ASR and been able to link them to one of five primary reasons.…

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3 ways to measure recovery

If something is not observable, measurable, and repeatable, it is not scientific. For years recovery has been something that is sketchy science at best. Usually, people used the “how are you feeling surveys” to measure. Unfortunately, this produced poor results and often led to a bad outcome as feelings fluctuate rapidly and wildly based on…

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Soft Tissue Therapy

In a nutshell, soft tissue therapy is remedial manual therapy on steroids. It is targeted clinical treatment. It is hands-on bodywork that can get you out of many kinds of painful episodes. Soft tissue therapy reduces tensile and compressive stress on your body and dramatically speeds up the healing process. ‘Soft tissue’ refers to the…

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Last week I saw a post from a highly respected, well known doctor in the CrossFit space criticizing the value of foam rolling and self-myofascial release work. He claimed that there is no scientific evidence to validate the importance of soft tissue self-care. So this week, I am posting a retort based on the literature.…

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2020 was a helluva a year. So it’s completely understandable that most of us let ourselves go during the holidays. That being said, the holidays are over, and it’s time to get right. That is why ASR is doing the 30 Day Holiday Recovery Challenge. The 30 Day Holiday Recovery Challenge is a chance to…

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I have established in a previous post that if you are an athlete and are training, recovery is as important as your training. So the next logical question is: if recovery is that important, what should I do to prioritize my recovery?   After a deep dive into the scientific literature,  I have created ASR’s…

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All the training strategies are built around that principle of supercompensation. The essence of the concept is simple. You are at a specific fitness level. Then you train, and your fitness temporarily decreases. Then you recover, your body adapts to the initial stress input, and you can tolerate more stress (i.e., do more) than before,…

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plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is characterized by a miserable burning pain in the bottom of the foot during activity. It is usually the worse when you get out of bed in the morning and flares up after spending lots of time on your feet.  It’s one of the most common conditions on the planet. Roughly 83% of…

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Atlanta Sports Recovery is pleased to announce that we are moving to a new location at 409 Mead Rd in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur. We will be opening our new doors on July 1st. Our new facility is 1,100 square feet of state-of-the-art recovery and performance solutions. Our new space will include a GymClinic…

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