Speed up your recovery time - ice baths and cryotherapy are at the top of the list. If you aren’t a big fan of going into a cryotherapy chamber and getting frozen for the longest three minutes of your life, you can take an ice bath and receive all of the same benefits.
These 6 tools will cut your recovery time in half. Training hard? Improving your recovery time after a workout is one of the most important things to get your body back in the gym the next day. Coupled with good post workout nutrition, compressing, icing and stretching are just as important to muscle recovery and training.
We’ve all heard the terms “fast-twitch” and “slow-twitch” when referring to muscle types. From ultra-marathoners to Olympic sprinters and everyone in between, bodies are all made up of two main types of muscle fibers: slow-twitch (known as Type 1) and fast-twitch (known as Type 2).
Fast twitch is actually broken down into two types of muscle fibers that you can read more about inthis article.