Well as I get ready to say good-bye to another year, I reflect on how much has happened. The good, the bad, and the ugly. 2014 was a memorable year for sure. I remember gearing up in January for my first full marathon. Nerves like you wouldn’t believe! The reason, I had little training due to fighting the flu all month-long in December. But I … Continue reading Cheers to 2014
KT Tape is probably the most effective tool I use for running. It has helped me overcome some chronic pains. I know it doesn’t work for everyone but I stand by and I know I couldn’t have gotten this far without it! I know I have said it before, all the time lol but it honestly is very effective. It has tons of uses for … Continue reading Another KT Tape giveaway!!!
As most of you know, I am a KT Tape superfan, and believer in their product. In case you don’t know much about the tape, you can read my past two posts on KT Tape. Here is a video that explains what it is: KT Tape has tons of different applications. I love the tape because I can use it on almost any pain. It is … Continue reading MY Tips to make the KT Tape stick!
KT Tape is applied along muscles, ligaments, and tendons (soft tissue) to provide a lightweight, strong, external support that helps to prevent injury and speed recovery. KT Tape works differently for different injuries. By stretching and recoiling like a rubber band, KT Tape improves tissue function and distributes loads away from inflamed or damaged muscles and tendons, protecting tissues from further injury. By applying KT Tape over … Continue reading There is KT Tape for that!!
Do you think you have Peroneal Tendonitis? The two peroneal tendons(A tendon is a band if tissue that connects muscles to bone) in the foot run side-by-side behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon attaches to the outer part of the midfoot, while the other tendon runs under the foot and attaches near the inside of the arch. These tendons are important because they … Continue reading Running with Peroneal Tendonitis
Have you ever been in the middle of a marathon and you start to feel an odd pain in your hip? Are you swimmer? While training for a swim meet and your shoulder starts to swell and ache in pain?….Well like I always say “There is KT Tape for that!!” If you don’t know by now, I wear KT Tape almost all the time while running! WHAT IS … Continue reading What KT Tape is, and how it has helped me
Shin splints symptoms can include pain over the inside lower half of the leg. There can be pain at the start of running which often eases as it continues. This pain often returns after activity and may be at its worse the next morning. (TRUE!!) Sometimes you may get some swelling or lumps and may be felt when feeling the inside of the shin bone. … Continue reading Don’t let Shin Splints get in the way.
There is a few reasons why runners get injured training for their next race. Injuries such as over training inflexibility, wrong shoes, ignoring the cues your body is giving you, just to name a few. It is a little hard to determine how exactly to stay injury free but there are a few tips to follow and you can decrease your chances of injuries. KNOW YOUR LIMIT!! All … Continue reading Preventing Injury