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Q&A 406: Recovery & Injury Hacks, The Best Way To Combine Sauna & Cold, How To Know If Your Nervous System Is Recovered & Much More!

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Release Date: 11/30/2019

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Listener Q&A:

How To Know If Your Nervous System Is Recovered...33:00

Carmen from Germany asks: You've talked a lot recently about recovery, and it seems it's all about physical recovery. I want to know about nervous system recovery. My body recovers pretty well from training volume and intensity, but I want to know how would you measure nervous system recovery aside from overall well being and HRV?

In my response, I recommend:

Fast Ways To Support Achilles Tendonitis...49:15

Dasha from Australia asks: Are there any supplements or peptides I can take that will improve my condition of Achilles Tendonitis I've developed because of running?

In my response, I recommend:

The Best Way To Combine Sauna & Cold...1:03:00

Matt asks: I hear you talk a lot about cold exposure and sauna use, and how both can be good in the mornings. I was wondering if there is a particular order that works best, or if you should even do them in the same day, and how long you should wait in-between each session. I'm a very active person, I train in Muay Thai jiu-jitsu 5-6 days per week, and am looking for the best possible recovery protocol.

In my response, I recommend:


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