Did you do the CrossFit West Houston Civil War: Racked and Loaded? You are most likely somewhat sore, maybe a lot sore. So what should you do. Here are some things to do:
Rest. Three or four workouts is a lot to do in one day. No need to rush to the gym or rush to workout again. Relax you earned it.
Ice Bath. Fill up a tub with cold water. Add ice. Sit in it for at least 5 minutes. Even just a cold water bath will help with recovery.
Foam Roller or Lacrosse Ball. There was a lot of work done yesterday. Agitate the soft tissue to work out any kinks, knots and left over lactic acid. Get the blood flowing so you can repair.
Massage. Treat yourself, go get a massage. Nice dark room. Soft music. And relaxing full body massage, sounds pretty good to me.
Relaxation Breathing. Breathe like babies do, through your diaphragm. Lie on your back, close your eyes, put your hand on your belly, slowly breath in and make your hands rise. Feel the stress leave as you slowly exhale.
On January 21st, CrossFit West Houston turned ten years old. Ten years in business is a pretty big milestone. Big milestones offer a time to reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly. Certainly, there has been all those things in the last decade, but from all of that there were lessons. The last […]
This Lifestyle Challenge is brought to you by BODZii.Our main goal is simple – to introduce you to an individualized nutrition program that will support and promote active and healthy lifestyles. We truly believe that nutrition plays a critical role in your fitness, and proper nutrition can help amplify your training and overall lifestyle. Whether […]
Get your Head Right. Adopting a positive mindset before you even step foot in to the gym and recognizing that you can control (to a certain extent) how you choose to react to the outside temperature is step one. If you walk in to the gym and immediately think you’re freezing and complain to everyone […]