We understand the importance of training for optimal performance and improvement. However, rest and recovery is also an important aspect of an exercise program because it allows the body time to repair and strengthen itself in between workouts.
What happens during the recovery period? The body is allowed to adapt to the stress associated with exercise, replenishes muscle glycogen (energy stores) and provides time for the body tissue to repair.
Traditional saunas heat the air around you so the heat has to work from the outside in, infrared saunas rays penetrate through your skin to get directly to your muscles quicker.
Infrared helps to detox your body through sweating. Regular Saunas release 3% of body toxins, Infrared release 20%.
Once or twice a week an Infrared session is used to help with joint and muscle pain management while also lowering chances of:
High blood pressure
Nature delivers us infrared. Infrared mimics the sun’s rays without the harmful UV rays that come with sitting in the sun. Infra(Below) the red spectrum of light. Scientists explain infrared is a safe, gentle form that brings many good, healthy things to earth and human beings. The energy it delivers is just the right nudge cells need to stimulate warmth, growth and release.
Yoga with Morgs
When you train and push your muscles to work hard, you deplete your energy stores. Yoga is one of the tools you can use to help you improve your recovery. It offers a lower-intensity workout that increases blood flow to all those aching muscles.
Not only does yoga increase mobility and flexibility but it also helps to reduce stress and increase blood flow.
Yoga will be taught by Morgan Towle, RCF member. Morgan is certified in her 200HR Yoga certification in the YogaWorks method, one of the highest rated trainings nationwide. This method focuses on strategic sequencing, proper alignment, breathwork and invigorating postures. Morgan's classes focus on an approach that caters to CrossFit athletes along with the public.