Like with fitness and nutrition, the business of recovery cycles through its fair share of trends. For every forgotten juicer and dusty Tae Bo box set, there’s at least one oxygen bar sitting vacant in a Topeka strip mall.
While a healthy amount of cynicism about the next big thing can save you time and money, be careful about categorically dismissing some of the weirder products and services out there. While some will inevitably go the way of the ThighMaster — these methods show promise but bear limited evidence compared to, say, foam-rolling, after all — others may be able to help you feel more rested and ready for your next workout.
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