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SL BLOG

SportsLab Blog is Alive in 2016. We’ll be posting a wealth of informative and educational articles which will simply make your life better, so come back often. All you have to do is read, learn, and apply. Our unique multidisciplinary approach to physical therapy, rehabilitation and performance personal training seamlessly intersect to unleash your inner athlete. We provide an unparalleled standard of excellence in a comfortable, stylish Bryant Park setting, making SportsLab NYC New York’s premier location for physical therapy and personal training.

The Importance of Sleep for Muscle Recovery

Sleep has a significant impact on muscle recovery. Surely your personal trainer has informed you about the importance of sleep and that if you don’t get enough of it, you’re not going to feel rested in the morning, and your muscles will not recover properly. Aside from being groggy the next day, another pitfall of

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Fighting the ‘Winter Blues’

If you ever feel like the winter is getting you down and your winter blues are in full effect, you are not alone! Commonly known as the ‘winter blues’, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and early winter and

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

With the drop of the ball into 2018, comes a new commitment toward a better you…in the form of New Year’s Resolutions! Millions of people solemnly swear to give up alcohol, to exercise more, eat less and to get to bed sooner. With only 8% of the population actually following through on their commitment to

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Benefits of Corporate Wellness Programs

In the early 90’s Google took a unique approach to keeping employees happy and healthy. They added corporate wellness programs with the goal of making their office a place where people would love to be. Exercise brought employees together, improved morale, and made them more productive. Thirty years later, companies across the country are trying

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Exercise and Mental Health

Depression, anxiety and addiction are all common and debilitating mental health disorders. Thankfully it is no longer taboo to talk about these diseases. Many large corporations, and even celebrities in the US, have taken a stance as advocates and to increase mental health awareness. Even more common is the research done on the correlation between

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Post Marathon Recovery

With marathon season in full force, it is important to not only think about the preparation phases before your marathon, but it is also critical to think about marathon recovery post-event. Running a marathon of 26.2 miles is a grueling endurance challenge both mentally and physically. Being ill-prepared (either pre-or post-event) usually leads to common

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