Tag: Recovery

Better Than an Oura Ring

October 02, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Yesterday, my Oura readiness score was 94. I should have had a good workout, but I didn't!The first exercise was bent-knee deadlifts and my goal was ...

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Pace Your Recovery in the Gym

October 09, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/wdI2buz1tQ0 We all know by now that active recovery is better than passive recovery. It’s better to keep moving between sets ...

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Boost Recovery with an Adrenal IV Drip

August 30, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here’s my heart rate variability (HRV) after having an adrenal IV drip yesterday. This is one of the highest HRV scores that I’ve ever had. To...

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Pace Your Recovery

August 21, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

We all know by now that active recovery is better than passive recovery. It's better to keep moving between sets than to sit on your butt. Physically...

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Do Fewer Sets When Necessary

March 29, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

In strength training, it’s wise to work up to a peak load over a number of workouts, and then drop down a bit at the end before starting a new pro...

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A Second Set With Dr. Eric Serrano (Part 5)

July 24, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

JP: What can you tell us about hydrogen peroxide IV drips? Dr. S: This is very controversial, actually. There is a big lawsuit right now where a l...

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Feeder Workouts Do Not Enhance Recovery

June 02, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many experts have touted the benefits of low-intensity strength training following high-intensity work to enhance recovery. This type of training is...

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Don’t Sit Still After A Demanding Workout

June 01, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

In a recent interview, Gary Reinl, author of ICED! The Illusionary Treatment Option, discussed the importance of lymphatic drainage. As Reinl puts i...

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The Restoration Bath

February 27, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/5TCSILUJsGQ Visit https://www.theelitetrainer.com/blog/the-restoration-bath/ for more information. ...

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Should You Train When You’re Sore?

January 28, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

In strength training, objective measures ultimately determine recovery. If progress has been made, then sufficient recovery has occurred. You'll know...

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Why I’m NOT Gaining Weight This Winter

February 06, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

Typically, between winter and summer I go through what I call a “two- to six-pack” rotation. My goal in the winter is to gain weight and I’ll ...

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