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Throwing cold water on ice baths: Avoid this strategy for repairing or building muscle

Science Daily Successful athletes such as Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are known for using ice baths after exercise, however new research has thrown cold water on this strategy. New research suggests that ice baths aren’t helpful for repairing and building muscle over time, because they decrease the generation of protein in muscles. That’s according …
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Training the Lats in Dao

Jordan Shallow Elite FTS We spent the better part of my last few coaching logs trying to differentiate muscle functions for muscle actions. Here, we’re defining function as how a muscle works when we’re walking and breathing, which are two core tenants of human function. This becomes a fundamental difference between training for strength and training for stability. Isolated muscle action, which is …