GPR Programming

To this point we’ve shared ways to program recovery specific to each quadrant. However you can certainly use a more multi-quadrant approach when building a recovery session or day to accommodate the environment you work in or the environment your client lives in. […]

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Home-Based GPR

Many easy at-home strategies can be implemented as part of Global Passive Recovery to enhance parasympathetic tone and gain numerous benefits.  Have some mindful moments where you stop thinking about the past or present and just focus on whatever it is that you’re doing Quiet Time where you purposefully remove the many stimuli from your […]

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Future Therapies

There are many therapies which are slowly becoming popular now that may become more readily available in the future so we’re discussing them here for your future recovery programming considerations. They include cryotherapy, HBOT, aromatherapy, binaural beats, Light therapy, and the Shakti Mat. […]

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Meditation

Meditation is mindfulness with the intent of thinking about nothing. Numerous benefits include: Increasing parasympathetic tone and reducing stress Improving sleep Enhancing focus and self-awareness Reduced aggression, depression and anxiety and improved mood Greater compassion towards oneself and others […]

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Steam and Sauna

Both Steam and Sauna help to improve systemic circulation, foster relaxation and enhance immune function. Steam has known benefits of decreasing cortisol levels and improving respiratory function. If you have access to either of these environments, be sure to include them in your recovery programming. […]

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Passive Hydrotherapies

Passive hydrotherapies include a soak in the hot tub, cold water immersion, hot/cold contrast showers or baths, sensory deprivation chamber and floating in a pool each providing their own unique benefits toward recovery. […]

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Global Passive Recovery

This week, we’ll cover Global Passive Recovery which involves whole-body or systemic recovery techniques and strategies performed with minimal physical effort. […]

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