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​I Tried 4 Wacky Post-Workout Recovery Rituals, And Here's What Worked

Prevention—September 29, 2017

Prevention featured HSS exercise physiologist Pamela Geisel, MS, CSCS in an article about the effectiveness of unique post-workout recovery methods.

Some of the unique recovery methods included drinking tart cherry juice to try to aid muscle strength recovery. Geisel recommended not banking on any effects for a few days, and noted that in most studies, the participants begin drinking the juice five days before their big event or race, continuing the routine up to 48 hours following exercise.

Additionally, Geisel said that "the most consistent finding is a reduction in self-reported pain after sitting in an ice bath—likely a placebo effect."

Read the full article at prevention.com

 

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