The Ultimate (Evidence-Based) Guide to Recovery

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May 10, 2018

The Ultimate (Evidence-Based) Guide to Recovery

So you want to recover more quickly after your workout, using the latest backed-by-science approach? Great news! According to a new meta-analysis of post-exercise recovery techniques, there are 1,693 studies evaluating the efficacy of various approaches. The problem, unfortunately, is that most of them are crap.

The Stride Leg

Here we go with a geeky blog post about throwing mechanics. As you may or may not know I am in the midst of doing some research for my master’s degree where I am looking at the correlation of various lower body power tests and throwing velocity.

Data for the Data Averse

We live in the age of “Big Data.” Information floods our lives on an ongoing basis. And in the training world that means wearables and trackers giving us the ability to collect our own “big data.”

RocketBody’s wearable uses EKG to power an AI nutritionist and trainer

Athletes are always looking at ways to improve their efficiency, and one of the best ways to improve performance is to figure out recovery time and therefore the most opportune moment to exercise. RocketBody’s AI wearable, available on Kickstarter for $99, is aimed at helping an athlete do that with the use of an EKG sensor.

National Rugby League Names Stats Official Data Provider

CHICAGO & SYDNEY–()–Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, announced a new five-year agreement with the National Rugby League (NRL) as the official data provider. STATS expands its statistics collection to include men’s and women’s live and post-match data for 1,357 matches across 24 international, national, state, and age grade competitions ranging from NRL’s Telstra Premiership to under 16 junior representatives.

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