Interval Show #35: Recovery Tips, Part 1
Host Brad Kearns, making his way through the Primal Endurance book, gets into Chapter 9 about assorted tips and techniques to support recovery. First we discuss the hot topic of cold exposure. It provides an assortment of psychological benefits to the “Central Governor,” helping you feel less fried (literally, with the refreshment of your brain neurons) after challenging workouts. We discuss the transition from the old-school RICE for injury treatment (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) to the latest greatest “ECM” – Elevate, Compress and Move for recovery and injury healing. Indeed, simply moving is a great way to recover from stressful workouts and musculo-skeletal injuries.