Elite Level Sports + Injury Recovery in Boulder, CO
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Fixt Movement was established with the mission to create a community of people that are educated and empowered to keep moving and doing what they love. We strive to provide the best sports massage and sports recovery options in Boulder. Our unique blend of injury treatment and sports recovery massage is perfect for the active individual. If you play hard and train hard, you need to recover hard and the standard “Swedish relaxation” approach just doesn't cut it! Our approach is intense, specific, and effective. Our clients happily grit their teeth and embrace the pain because they know they will feel better after and get back to doing what they love. The Recovery Lab is a state of the art sports recovery and injury prevention center. The goal is to create a community of active people educating themselves and each other on the latest technology and modalities to heal from injuries and recover from activity faster and more effectively. We make the science and technology accessible to the community and they “run” with it! Click The Recovery Lab link at the top of the page to learn more!
Staying fit on vacation can be really hard. Tempting food and drink, sleeping in, and an overwhelming sense of laziness make working out extra painful. Sometimes, you don’t have the resources to exercise. I recently went to Africa, where I spent the majority of my trip on boats and trains; not ideal places for keeping Read more about How to stay fit while on vacation[…]
I do a large portion of my running, especially in the winter, on the treadmill. It’s convenient and a good workout, however, it can also be extremely boring. Here are my tricks for staying entertained on the treadmill. 1.) Watch a show I always bring my iPad with me when I run on the treadmill. Read more about My tricks for not getting bored on the treadmill[…]
I really hate taking ice baths. I think they’re painful and uncomfortable. However, ice baths are a really good idea for repairing muscles and easing fatigue. Ice baths are meant to slow the blood flow, therefore reducing inflammation. Many professional athletes swear by ice baths because of their healing effects. Here are the benefits of Read more about Benefits of Ice Baths[…]
One of the things I love most about running is that anyone can do it. Although it’s difficult, running is cheap, convenient, and can be done pretty much anywhere. There’s no need to join a gym or buy expensive equipment; all you need is a pair of shoes, a good attitude, and the great outdoors. Read more about First steps to becoming a runner for non-runners[…]
I usually start my day with a workout, however, sometimes I just don’t have the time or the motivation to jump out of bed and go for a run. If this is the case, I do my best to exercise in the afternoon, however, as the day goes on, I find it more difficult to Read more about What is the best time of day to workout?[…]
I am definitely guilty of not resting my body enough. Sometimes I run 30 miles in a week and don’t take a day off before starting the next 30 miles. So, I did my research. Here is the truth about taking rest days. The exact number of rest days really depends on how intense your Read more about How Many Rest Days Should You Really Be Taking?[…]
Ferritin are blood cell proteins within the human body that hold iron. It is becoming increasingly popular for athletes, especially runners, to get their ferritin levels checked, as low levels indicate iron deficiency and can impede performance, and, in serious cases, cause anemia. If iron levels are too low, your doctor will prescribe ferritin supplements, Read more about Are Ferritin Supplements Necessary for Runners?[…]
Athletes can train as hard as they are able to, however, that isn’t enough. Fueling your body properly is essential to performing to your maximum capacity. As the intensity of your training increases, so must your caloric intake. It is crucial that you fuel your body with nutrient- rich foods, in order to produce the Read more about Nutrition for Optimum Performance[…]
A common myth among runners is that weight lifting can negatively affect performance and increase fatigue. However, this could not be further from the truth. Many runners believe that running alone will build muscle, and, while this is true to some extent, excess running can actually lead to muscle atrophy. Heavy weight lifting, such as Read more about Why Runners Should Lift[…]
Pull ups are a great exercise but often hard to get started as you are building up the strength. We recently came across an article on pull up bands that make the transition much easier! Check out https://barbend.com/best-pull-up-assist-bands/ for more details!