The Hybrid Workout Blog
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Foam Rolling 101: What it is and Why you should do it
Foam rollers have become a trendy piece of equipment at gyms worldwide. Despite the increase in popularity, there is still a lot unknown when it comes to myofascial release (MFR), or more commonly known as foam rolling. There have not been many thorough studies done to test for the benefits of MFR, but the research that does exist shows there are positive benefits to MFR. When performed properly before and after your workouts, foam rolling is an integral part of any strength
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Reduce Stress and Kill Your Workouts!
Stress is probably the most overlooked variable when we talk about training and recovery. If you do not learn to manage your stressors effectively you run the risk of not properly recovering from previous training sessions. Also, you won't have the energy to execute a proper workout. Stress is all around us and everyone has his or her own unique set of stressors to handle daily. Get Enough Sleep/Rest The biggest side affect from too much stress is reduced sleep. Sleep is the