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Category Archive: Functional Fitness

Nov 14

RockTape, what’s the point?

RockTape, what’s the point?    So I have Plantar Fascitis.  It sucks, but that’s not the point of this blog.  As part of the treatment, my doctor uses RockTape on the effected area.  Somehow, it magically relieves a good portion of the pain. To me, it had something to do with snake oil and feathers, but this …

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Sep 24

How to Avoid the Potential Injury Before it Occurs

How to Avoid the Potential Injury Before it Occurs   So are you planning on “getting back in shape” in 2012? Like every January before, gyms, running trails, and “boot camps” around the country will see a flood of new people who haven’t exercised regularly since earlier the previous year. There are a number of …

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Aug 22

The Soak Rapid Muscle Recovery

Working out is only half the battle, you need to optimize you recovery in order for your muscles to effectively repair and remodel muscle tissue. Here at ActiveATX we are always looking for to recover more effectively because if you heal faster, theoretically you can workout more or more intensely. That is why we decided …

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Aug 10

Caveman Cuisine

By now we should know what Paleo is and Caveman Cuisine makes living a Paleo lifestyle that much easier. Here is a little blurb about them: CaveMan Cuisine wants to make health and wellness easier and provide you with 100% Paleo, fresh, organic meals!  Don’ t let time, prep, kids, or your job get in the way …

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Aug 09

Stop Icing

Put the ice down and stop icing that sprained ankle or sore shoulder. This is from our dear friend Kelly Starrett at Mobility WOD. This is a must watch if you re an athlete or someone who regularly ices.   Essentially a better model to treat soft muscle dysfunction is to move safely when you …

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