It is with a heavy heart that the RX Sports Recovery (RXSR) staff will send off one of their first members and Division I recruit to college this fall. Chris Theodore is a Rock Canyon High School graduate and three- time 5A state finalist in cross country and track for the Jaguars. He will run for Duke University this fall. He is also one of the few that helped RXSR evolve into what it is now. Some other notable RXSR first-generation athletes from Rock Canyon High School are Bailey Timmons (University of Nebraska) and Emily Sloan (University of Oregon).
A recent study helps to confirm that elite adolescent athletes don’t have to wonder IF they will get injured during their sport; instead, they should anticipate WHEN they will get injured. Injuries are not risk factors any more for athletes. It seems like it is now the reality of being an athlete. It is apparent that despite injury prevention interventions such as proper training or warming up and cooling down—sheer volume and exposure to the sport is a superior predictor of injury prevalence. Here we introduce how recovery can offset exposure.
A compilation of studies suggest active recovery is more beneficial than complete rest on the off day for athletes. If you're looking for ways to bump up your performance or kick chronic injuries to the curb, we have a suggestion. Read on to review the latest evidence.
There is nothing more important than what you put in your body when recovering from an injury or a tough workout. Small changes in your meal choices and timing can make the largest difference. Stephanie Rogers, a certified ISSA Specialist in Fitness Nutrition and Level 1 certified in Precision Nutrition lays it out in detail for athletes.
Chicago Recovery Room, Chicago, IL and Return to Play, Johnson City, Tennessee are two other facilities designed for attending to athletic needs. Learn how these former collegiate-level athletic trainers are also helping athletes of all disciplines prevent injuries and utilize proper recovery techniques to remain competitive.
It is common for athletes to seek IT Band Syndrome relief at RX Sports Recovery, especially runners. What is even more common are the widely used, incorrect strategies for treatment. Treat, prevent, and remain competing with these Dos and Donts for IT Band Syndrome and feel your symptoms disappear.
This is our most comprehensive review yet. Ice application for injuries and recovery is receiving a considerable amount of criticism in research. Our RXSR experts leafed through relevant research and provided the best recovery suggestions as alternatives to ice application. BONUS: A recovery strategy guide at the end to help put all this new information together for a detailed recovery plan.
CrossFit is a sport. Its competitive, intense, and requires immense amount of athleticism. Like any sport, injuries occur. Also like any sport, recovery is important for enhancing performance, hitting goals, and remaining competitive. Learn why the nature of CrossFit requires more recovery than other sports. Here we debunk myths about lactic acid and introduce science- backed reasons for recovery in the sport.
RX Sports Recovery has some of the top talent in Colorado as members. Learn from Tommy Hoskins, Emily Sloan, Amira Hindi, Kellen Parker, Eric Garcia, and Nick Graham, four proper recovery tips and how they use our facilities to prevent injuries and perform at a high-level.
Most baseball shoulder and elbow injury explanations fail to capture any real epidemiology, until now. New York Times released an article that gathers insight from a number of coaches and in our opinion, introduces the need for proper recovery.
Highly active youth struggle more with bone growth-spurt injuries and more prone to bone overuse injuries. Check out these active recovery plans for conditions we advise frequently at RXSR:
"We cannot expect our current 'reactive' health-care model to turn this injury paradigm shift around. Our professionals at RXSR encourage proper recovery and injury maintenance to help curb this statistic and keep your high school athlete in the game."- Nora Gilman, RXSR