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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WHAT RUNNING SHOES SHOULD YOU BE WEARING?

+ The crib notes:  No shoe can fix your running mechanic errors or prevent injury. Science says anyone that tells you otherwise is blowing hot air or false facts up your twosie hole When you need to buy running shoes, pick the ones that are most comfortable on your foot. When you are in pain…

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Here are the steps we are taking at Atlanta Sports Recovery to ensure all our clients safety during the COVIID-19 pandemic. 1. We take all our clients temperature via touch less thermometer before entering our space 2. Each patient has to verbally answer the questions : Have you had a cough? Have you had a…

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mobility

As a collective, we have become much more adept and informed about how to take care of ourselves. How can we not? We are fortunate to have access to the most innovative information through a conglomerate of industry-leading sources here at The Ready State. Want to simplify nutrition? Take the 800-gram challenge and don’t eat cookies before bed.…

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butt wink squat

Fixing The Butt Wink Squat While it might seem cute that their butt is giving you a little wink at the bottom it’s actually an a dreaded squat fault called the Butt Wink or pelvic reversal and when you do it during a loaded squat it can be super dangerous for your low back. So why does…

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