Recovery Tech—An Array of New Products, Services and Centers

by: Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Fitness Technology

From cryotherapy to cold lasers, is high tech necessary for effective exercise recovery?

New technologies, products and services are boosting the exercise-recovery business. What’s going on here?

  • The rising popularity of wearable devices is making people much more aware of their performance.
  • High-intensity interval training remains one of the most popular kinds of exercise.
  • Everyday exercisers can now afford treatments that were formerly reserved for pro athletes.

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Fitness Journal, Volume 14, Issue 9

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About the Author

Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author based in Los Angeles, California, and Zurich, Switzerland. Two of her books, The Walking Deck and The Strength and Toning Deck, are now featured as iPhone apps. Contact her at