Climbing the Performance Pyramid
After an injury, it’s hard to know how to get back in the game. If you push too hard too fast, you end up making the injury worse. If you spend all day in bed, your muscles stiffen and atrophy, making a proper recovery near-impossible.
So what do you do? Well, that’s where the Performance Pyramid comes in. The Performance Pyramid is a graduated approach to recovery that begins with the fundamentals of the 3Rs (Relax, Rebalance, and Reactivate), and then slowly takes you through each tier: endurance, strength, power, and speed. Put simply, the Performance Pyramid is your roadmap to recovery.
Now let me show you how to read it.