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Recovering Rapidly: How To Recuperate Fatigued Muscles Quickly

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Sore muscles should indicate a successful workout

But pay attention to your speed of recovery. Muscle building relies on a simple formula in which you create tiny micro-tears in the muscle by exposing them to strain and then, during a period of rest, the muscles (using the power of protein) repair themselves to a stronger level than pre-workout. Delayed onset muscle stiffness is a term that refers to the swelling, tenderness, stiffness and general weakness of mucles and joints involved in a targeted workout. Depending on the degree of exercise, this period of muscle soreness can last anywhere from 12 to 72 hours.  

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Stiffness is Not Wellness: How to Move More Freely

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What does it mean to feel stiff and tight? It means something different to each and every person.

However, everyone can agree that feeling stiff is not feeling well. Chiropractic is about determining the root of the problem and creating an action plan to solve it. A great place to look when chronic stiffness is involved is at the muscles- sedentary lifestyles are literally leaving our backs in knots at the end of the day, and where knots are, we usually find stiffness.  These terms are not necessarily related to range of motion; that is, one can have a healthy range of motion but still experience stiffness. 

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Realizing Peak Performance: Adding Chiropractic Into the Athlete's Toolbox

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Are you looking to gain an edge on the competition?

Look no further than chiropractic. Facilitating smooth communication between brain and body means that all of your biomechanical systems will work more effectively, including the respiratory, muscular and cardiovascular systems. And Exercising with a properly aligned spine is the best way to ensure you are leaving it all out there. Let's take a look at a few more ways that chiropractic makes you a more effective athlete.

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