Folks at Waikato University recently took a closer look at Float Tanks & how they might improve your athletic performance + help muscle recovery (Flotation-restricted environmental stimulation therapy improves sleep and performance recovery in athletes).
In this small study, they compared floating to passive recovery. They found Floating had a positive impact on:
These benefits would be a pretty big deal to anyone– but when the competition is tough like it is for competitive athletes, this edge could be the difference between the win you’ve been training for, and … something else.
Research has been done overseas about the benefits of the float tank in sports (and in life), but it’s especially cool to see it gaining traction in New Zealand 🙂
They say that sleep is important. I couldn’t agree more. As a lifelong insomniac, I know how difficult it can be to function on meager moments of sleep per night, for many nights in a row. I would love to change this, but after years of trying to develop healthy sleeping habits, In search of sleep, I’ve […]Read more
Tracey Lambrechs Olympic Weightlifter at Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand uses floatation tank Float Culture weekly as a part of her recovery plan to prepare for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.Read more
In my first float I had no idea what to expect. I was a little apprehensive yet curious. As I got settled in the tank I quickly became confronted by fear. It arrived in the form of the darkness and unfamiliarity of the tank itself, but soon I realised that it was inside of me, […]Read more
Float One of the most unique gifts you can give someone is the gift of nothing! We’re serious. You can give your loved one the joy of experiencing nothingness in the form of weightlessness and silence inside a floatation tank, designed to alleviate stress, boost creativity, release muscle tension and simply improve their wellbeing. You […]Read more