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Float Therapy for Muscle Recovery

In this blog, I have suggested a lot of uses for floating. They include weight control, managing PTSD, increasing creativity, reducing stress, and improving sleep quality, to name a few. But I haven’t yet gotten around to writing about its most spectacular success. So this week, we’ll look at float therapy for muscle recovery. And we Read more…


Cryotherapy for Muscle Soreness

Cryotherapy for muscle soreness is well established. Both research literature and practical accounts are abundant. I don’t need to go over all the studies here. But I thought it might be a good idea to discuss the myth that soreness is something you should avoid. There’s a television commercial for Advil that shows people doing Read more…


Ice Bath or Whole-Body Cryotherapy?

Human beings are endothermic or “warm blooded,” which means we maintain our body temperature with internal heat sources. But maintaining your body temperature is not always a comfortable process, as athletes who take ice baths for muscle recovery will tell you. Wikipedia quotes champion weightlifter Karyn Marshall, who took an ice bath after the 2011 Read more…


Whole-Body Cryotherapy (WBC) Can Heal Muscle Soreness

Are your muscles sore? Probably. In 2003, 15.9% of people aged 15 or older participated in sports. By 2015, that figure was 19.5%. These numbers are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which produced a report on sports participation (link to PDF) in May 2017. The U.S. is changing from a nation of couch Read more…