Treating Insertional Achilles Pain, Main Reason You Aren’t Getting Stronger, Random Thoughts

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Ari Kaplan, Max Gedge, and Bret Contreras.


My Latest Article

is icing really bad for you? What the science says on icing

Is Icing an Injury Really Bad for You? What the Science Says

Today’s article is an excellent review of the effects of cryotherapy, or ice, from my good friend Phil Page, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, FACSM.  Man, icing an injury sure has taken some heat (see what I did there…) lately on the internet.  There is a HUGE anti-ice movement.  I’m always amazed at how polarizing social media can be, with people screaming their black or white opinion, when in reality much of what we do is in the grey.  I get questions all the time about wether or not icing is good or bad for you, with many people quick to jump to the conclusion that we should not be icing.  Well, let’s find out what the research actually says.  Phil’s the Director of Research & Education with Performance Health, and one of the best at analyzing the research.

My Latest Inner Circle Update

How to Diagnose and Treat Hamstring Strains

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on How to Diagnose and Treat Hamstring Strains is now available.

This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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Flexibility, Exercise Dosage, Advanced Rehab Exercises

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about restoring flexibility, how we dose of exercises, and the advanced phases of rehabilitation.

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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web

Treating Insertional Achilles Pain: Why We’ve Been Doing It All Wrong

Ari Kaplan discusses some of the ways we’ve been treating achilles pain incorrectly.

The Main Reason You Aren’t Getting Any Stronger

Max Gedge explains how adaptation could be the reason causing you to not get stronger.

Random Thoughts

I love when people post “random thought” articles.  I’m always intrigued but what people are currently thinking and reading around the web.  Bret Contreras has some random ideas on lifting and general fitness.


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