David Reavy explains why recovery from an intense workout is crucial.
“Most injuries—noncontact injuries—are preventable,” Reavy says. “You overuse tissue, and certain muscles get tight, others shut down, and you keep going. That’s how you get hurt."
Starting a workout cold increases your risk of injury, and you won't be able to perform your best until your muscles are warm.
Gadgets and tips from David Reavy to unwind knots before and after your workout.
"Your abdominals are your crossroads for everything; all forces cross through here," says Reavy. "If your abs aren't turned on, then everything else has to work harder."
"Physical therapy may be the true key." David Reavy, PT, OCS shares his thoughts on Derrick Rose's knee injury in this article from Men's Journal.
React Physical Therapy helps Bulls and Bears players recover from injuries, and owner David Reavy has used his expertise about getting them back in the game to create RMx, his new therapy-based fitness class for non-pros like us.
Reavy's workout is based on a philosophy he calls the Reavy Method: a holistic approach where strength meets balance, accomplished through muscle testing, release and activation.
There's something super simple you can do to chill out those hips, though: A deep lunge stretch.
React Physical Therapy founder David Reavy introduces RMx, a unique twist on the group fitness experience.