How Recovery Room Complements Your Gym Routine: The Importance of Recovery

To get the most out of your workouts and improve your fitness, it’s important to consider not just the time you spend lifting weights or running on the treadmill, but also the time you spend recovering. Recovery is a crucial part of any fitness regimen, allowing your body to repair and build stronger muscles, and replenish energy stores. It also helps to reduce the risk of injuries.

Maximising Your Workout Recovery

Recovery is an integral part of any fitness routine. It allows your body to repair and strengthen itself between workouts. At Recovery Room, we provide several modalities that promote recovery:

  • Infrared Saunas: Infrared saunas help to relax your muscles and soothe your aches and pains. This can be particularly beneficial after a strenuous workout. The heat from the sauna also increases your heart rate, promoting circulation and aiding recovery.
  • Ice Baths: The Odin Plunge Ice Bath is a fantastic tool to stimulate blood flow, reduce inflammation, and speed up recovery after a tough gym session.
  • Compression Therapy: Our Recovery Project Compression Boots provide a massage that enhances blood flow, reduces muscle soreness, and promotes faster recovery.

Enhancing Your Performance

In addition to aiding recovery, our services can also enhance your athletic performance:

  • Mobility Workouts: Regular mobility workouts can improve your range of motion, allowing you to perform exercises with better form and more efficiency. This can lead to improved performance in the gym.
  • Contrast Water Therapy: Alternating between hot and cold baths – known as contrast water therapy – can help to remove waste products from muscles, reduce inflammation, and improve circulation, leading to better performance.

Supporting Your Overall Wellness

Beyond improving gym performance and recovery, the services at Recovery Room are designed to support your overall wellness:

  • Spa Baths: Our Alpine Spas can provide a relaxing experience that helps to reduce stress, improve sleep, and support mental well-being. This is just as important as your physical wellness in maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
  • Massage Guns and Vibrating Rollers: These tools can help to relieve muscle tension, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.

Session Types at Recovery Room

We understand that each person has unique recovery needs and time constraints, which is why we offer two different types of sessions:

  1. Single Sessions: These 30-minute sessions allow you to focus on one specific recovery treatment. Choose from pneumatic compression therapy, infrared sauna, or contrast water therapy. This option is ideal for individuals who are short on time or prefer to focus on one element of recovery on a training day.
  • Combo Sessions: Our more popular option, combo sessions provide a comprehensive recovery experience. In a 60-minute session, you can combine multiple treatments and have full access to our facility, including the mobility zone and percussion massage equipment. Combo sessions are perfect for rest days or when you want to indulge in a thorough recovery routine.

Combining Recovery Room with Your Gym Routine

To maximize your results and enhance your wellness, we recommend incorporating Recovery Room sessions into your weekly gym routine. This could involve using our services on your rest days to promote muscle recovery and reduce soreness, or even right after a heavy workout to immediately start the recovery process. Our staff are always on hand to assist you in creating a recovery plan that aligns with your fitness goals.


Remember, working out is just part of the equation when it comes to fitness. Recovery is equally important and should not be overlooked. At Recovery Room, we’re here to support your fitness journey with our range of recovery services.

Whether you’re a gym enthusiast, a professional athlete, or someone just starting out on their fitness journey, we have the treatments and expertise to help you recover faster, perform better, and feel your best. We’re not just about helping you bounce back from tough workouts; we’re also committed to enhancing your overall performance and supporting your total wellness. Come and discover how Recovery Room can help you reach your fitness goals and promote a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

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