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  1. Can gratitude help my fitness routine & athletic performance?

    Can gratitude help my fitness routine & athletic performance?
    How is gratitude and fitness correlated?
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  2. Water for Post-Workout Recovery

    Water for Post-Workout Recovery
    The Importance of Consuming Enough Water for Post-Workout Recovery Proper hydration is essential for optimal physical performance and post-workout recovery. When we exercise, our bodies lose fluids through sweat and respiration, which must be replenished in order to maintain proper function. Inadequate hydration can lead to decreased endurance, reduced strength, and increased risk of injury. Hydration 101: The science behind...
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  3. Walk it Off! The benefits of a post-WOD walk.

    Is walking good for post-workout recovery? Walking is a great way to aid in muscle recovery after intense exercise because it helps to promote blood flow and oxygenation to the muscles, which can help to reduce muscle soreness and stiffness. When we exercise, our muscles experience small tears, which cause inflammation and soreness. The increased blood flow from walking helps...
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  4. Yoga as a tool for Sports Recovery

    Yoga is a powerful tool for post-workout recovery and recovery from intense exercise. It is a holistic practice that can help to improve flexibility, balance, and strength, as well as promote mental and emotional well-being. One of the key benefits of yoga for post-workout recovery is its focus on balanced stretching. When we exercise, our muscles become tight and contracted...
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  5. Fight the light! How blue light may be disrupting your recovery

    Fight the light! How blue light may be disrupting your recovery
    Blue Light might be the culprit for staying up at night. Say that 10 times fast! As technology continues to advance, we are exposed to an increasing amount of blue light through our screens and devices. But are there any known dangers of using blue light that affect the quality of sleep for people? What is Blue Light and How...
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  6. Benefits of diffusers in my post-workout recovery

    Benefits of diffusers in my post-workout recovery
    What's the deal with diffusers? Why should you consider using diffusers in your post-workout recovery routine? The use of diffusers and essential oils has become increasingly popular in recent years for their various health benefits, including aiding in recovery from physical activity and stress. In this post, we will explore the benefits of using essential oils for recovery and recommend...
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  7. Best recovery sports drink? FITAID Energy by a mile.

    Feeling the burn? (image: Grant Holloway, Olympic Track & Field star drinks FITAID Energy) After a tough workout or athletic competition, it's important to replenish your body's energy stores and repair muscle damage. Sports drinks can be a convenient and effective way to do this, providing a combination of hydration, electrolytes, and nutrients that support recovery and overall health. But...
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  8. Omega-3s in Energy Drinks? Yup, and you need them for Sports Recovery!

    What are Omega-3s and why do we put them in FITAID Energy? Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of essential fat that is important for brain function, heart health, and the immune system. There are three main types: EPA, DHA, and ALA. EPA and DHA are found in fatty fish. ALA is found in plant-based sources and is converted into...
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  9. Why is Stretching Important for Post-Workout Recovery?

    Why is Stretching Important for Post-Workout Recovery? As an athlete or fitness enthusiast, you probably already know the importance of a good workout. Whether you're lifting weights, running, or participating in a team sport, physical activity can help improve your physical health and mental well-being. But what happens after the workout is just as important as the workout itself. Proper...
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  10. Sports Recovery Stretches to Start off 2023

    When was the last time you took 10 minutes to stretch? Even 5? Add in this stretching sequence to your nighttime routine and feel the difference. You can even do it while you're binging your favorite Netflix show (we won’t tell!).  
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