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Recovery Tips for Injury

As hard as we work, we should also be spending time to take care of ourselves. There are so many way to achieve this. If you have an injury I guarantee you it isn’t going to go away on it’s own, with one or two of these recovery tips you’ll be back on your feet in no time!

1. Self Massage-Foam rolling, lacrosse ball, and resistant band drills, pre or  post workout can work wonders on tight 0r knotty tissues. Two minutes a-day keeps the physical therapist away!

2. Post Workout Shakes- these shakes are loaded with amino acids and especially post workout will allow for optimum recovery. Higher level athletes need even more protein and more amino acids.

3. Manual Therapy- if you don’t have time to get in all that extra mobility work, hire someone to do it for you, AKA massage therapy via Mario Ashley, just the best therapist in town! 🙂

4. Active Rest- Just because your knee hurts doesn’t mean you don’t have to show up. Staying on a routine is important for your psyche. Thank God CF can be scaled. We’ll find an alternative workout for you to do.

For more about recovery read this FREE article HERE

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Friday’s Workout

Volume Testing:

1 Press, 2 Push Press, 3 Push Jerk -Work Up to heaviest weight for push jerk

Conditioning:
4 x 300m sprints

-Rest 90seconds

Saturday’s Workout

21-15-9 reps, for time of:

  • Deadlift, 315/205 lbs
  • Box Jump, 30/24 in

5 Unconventional Ways of Thinking

Let’s be honest these workouts are brutal. There is only one pre-requisite to CrossFit. Do you know that when you come to workout it’s going to be hard?? Yes. Good. Good. For me I always think about doing just”one more rep”. No matter how bad I feel or how much it hurts, I can always do one more.

Here are a couple others ones that I thought about or have seen online. Pick one and drill it into your psyche.

1. “Welcome the pain”

Don’t be afraid when things get tough. Push yourself to accept what is coming instead and know that you’re going to grow from it. It’s called bringing sexy back.

2. “Look forward to feeling good”

Ask yourself how you want to feel later only. Forget about how you’d feel in between. You always feel amazing afterword! Some sooner than later!!

3. “Stop moving forward, take a step back instead”

Go back for a second, re-evaluate your goals, and remember your WHY. This effectively gives you the motivation to move forward.

4. “Failure is your best friend”

Embrace failure, for it will give you the best and most meaningful lessons you actually need to move forward. That being said, failure is not the end. Re-group and think about what you would do differently next workout.

5. ”Have fun”

Don’t take life so seriously. Laugh at your mistakes. Never sweat the small stuff. Just have fun, and be thankful for what you have, and that everything is going to be okay anyway. Its just exercise!

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Tuesday’s Workout

For Time:
Run 400m
25 Wall Balls 20/14#
Rest 1 minute
Run 400m
25 KB 2 Arm Snatch
Rest 1 minutes
Run 400m
25 DB 1 Arm Snatch (each arm)

Wednesday’s Workout

5min Double Unders
4min Power Cleans  (145/105)
3min Box Jumps   (24/20)
2min SumoDLHP   (95/55)
1min Sprint