Russell Moore first learned about PowerPlay through a physical therapist. Now it’s essential for him post-workout.
For Russell Moore and his wife Susan, the phrase “couples that workout together stay together” couldn’t be more true.
After growing up loving sports, Moore attended the University of Alabama and walked on the football team.
“I didn’t make the cut,” said Moore. “A girl talked me into trying out for a cheerleader, and that was a blessing! I met my wife, got four varsity letters, and made a lot of memories and friends!”
Over the past 33 years of marriage, Moore and his wife have done it all between lifting weights, Crossfit, and running.
“We have always tried to incorporate exercise in our routine,” says Moore.
As you can imagine, with all of this exercise comes the importance of recovery. In fact, Moore has endured eight knee surgeries starting in 1987 and has a total knee replacement scheduled for September.
“PowerPlay has helped speed up my recovery during the last two surgeries,” says Moore. “Football and powerlifting took their toll, then crossfit furthered the damage.”
While enduring almost nine surgeries sounds intimidating, it hasn’t slowed Moore down.
“No way am I going to use age or prior injury as an excuse to not stay physical and do fun things,” said Moore. “We love obstacle racing and trekking up mountains! We strive to keep getting our bodies in better, stronger shape and beat the odds. That is my goal: to keep my body going and beat the ‘age odds!’”
Susan and Moore currently enjoy hiking and adventure vacations. One of the most memorable trips was a 138 mile trek to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal. It was an experience that Moore describes as “life changing.” This year- the athletic couple is going to Germany to backpack from Munich to Venice. This route will take them German Bavarian Alps, Austrian Alps, and Italian Alps.
One item that Moore will use on the journey: his portable PowerPlay unit.
“We used to use bags of ice or freezer packs on our knees and shoulders but now are able to use our Power Play unit,” said Moore. “I even took it with me in the car on a 700 mile (each way) trip 10 days after having my left knee replaced! It feels so good on my knees!”
He first learned of the device from a physical therapist. Now, he uses the device after races and workouts as well as for post-surgical recovery.
“I would definitely, hands down, recommend Power Play to anyone whether as a post surgery, pre surgery, or part of your normal fitness routine,” said Moore.”