Monthly Archives: May 2017

Recharge with a Spring Cleanse

2017-05-22T20:50:42+00:00

Health & Wellness ~ by Andrea Duffy Spring is here and now comes the buzz of getting in shape for summer. The key here is you can work on that summer bod in a way which is healthy and sustainable, or you can try one of those “lose weight quick” schemes which can cause [...]

Recharge with a Spring Cleanse 2017-05-22T20:50:42+00:00

Infrared Sauna Benefits: Detox and Energize From the Inside-Out

2017-05-22T19:52:22+00:00

In today’s uber busy, 24/7 world, you might find yourself feeling less than 100% more often than you’d like.  Many of our clients tell us of their busy travel schedules that include lots of time spent on airplanes, which are full of toxic chemicals, bad air, and questionable food. Diesel increases the toxic burden on the [...]

Infrared Sauna Benefits: Detox and Energize From the Inside-Out 2017-05-22T19:52:22+00:00

8 Benefits of An Infrared Sauna Detox

2017-05-25T23:10:28+00:00

Hot air baths” and makeshift saunas have been used for centuries by cultures across the world, from the sweat lodge ceremonies of Native Americans to the Diocletian bath of Ancient Rome (1, 2). While the practice of going to the sauna persists even today, modern technology has allowed for an option [...]

8 Benefits of An Infrared Sauna Detox 2017-05-25T23:10:28+00:00

What You Should Know About Normatec Recovery

2017-05-19T12:42:17+00:00

Many of our clients at Alpha Cryo have never heard about Normatec Recovery; but when they spot the sleeves in the office, they are eager to find out. Like all of our services, Normatec works to maximize recovery. The unique massage sleeves can be used on the arms, legs, or hips. The massage operates [...]

What You Should Know About Normatec Recovery 2017-05-19T12:42:17+00:00

Sequential Pulse Technology

2017-05-19T13:16:37+00:00

SEQUENTIAL PULSE TECHNOLOGY IS BASED ON NORMAL PHYSIOLOGY, AND IT SYNERGISTICALLY COMBINES THREE DISTINCTIVE MASSAGE TECHNIQUES TO SPEED THE BODY’S NORMAL RECOVERY PROCESS. NormaTec’s founder, a physician bioengineer (MD, PhD), recognized the powerful potential of external dynamic compression and its crucial role in healing and recovery. The concept of using external compression to aid [...]

Sequential Pulse Technology 2017-05-19T13:16:37+00:00

Recover with NormaTec

2017-05-19T13:24:18+00:00

Alpha Cryo We’re bringing you some technology to aid in your recovery. The NormaTec system utilizes compression technology to help you recover faster between workouts. How it works There is a lot of science behind the development of this system that is best explained from the NormaTec developers themselves. In its most simplistic explanation, [...]

Recover with NormaTec 2017-05-19T13:24:18+00:00

Marathon Training: Your Excuse To Get Regular Massages And Naps

2017-05-19T13:17:23+00:00

Chasing Berlin: I’m chasing my marathon PR in the Berlin Marathon this weekend and documenting my training in this blog. As a busy writer and editor in New York City, it’s certainly not easy, but it’s been a fun and rewarding journey so far! I’m covering everything from training to nutrition to recovery and [...]

Marathon Training: Your Excuse To Get Regular Massages And Naps 2017-05-19T13:17:23+00:00

Understanding Inflammation

2017-05-19T13:47:11+00:00

Recovery after an intense physical activity is often accompanied by pain, swelling and decreased ability to move. The symptoms are a part of the injury-response of the body, called inflammation. Although it is considered to be of evolutionary importance, prolonged inflammation can cause unwanted problems, especially when on a strict training schedule. Decreasing it [...]

Understanding Inflammation 2017-05-19T13:47:11+00:00

Cryotherapy

2017-05-19T13:53:54+00:00

THE WORD “CRYOTHERAPY” ORIGINATES FROM THE GREEK WORDS: “CRYO”-COLD AND “THERAPIA”-CURE. IT IS A CURATIVE HEALTH TREATMENT INVOLVING EXTREMELY LOW TEMPERATURES (BELOW -130C/-266F). Whole Body Cryotherapy was developed by Dr. Yamaguchi in 1978. He treated patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with short periods of exposure to below freezing temperatures. These procedures had favorable results [...]

Cryotherapy 2017-05-19T13:53:54+00:00

An icy way to induce healing?

2017-05-19T16:29:36+00:00

What to expect: You arrived at a simple office where the receptionist has us fill out a waiver form. You then basically stripped down naked, grabbed a white robe, gloves, socks and boots, put them on and headed to a room with what looks like a stand-up silver shower stall, which is a pretty [...]

An icy way to induce healing? 2017-05-19T16:29:36+00:00
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