As runners we focus on our muscles and how we move. Sometimes some muscles or areas are neglected. Most common area that runners forget about are your hamstrings. Your hamstrings are one of three muscles that is along the back on your thigh. It is important to runners because it allows you to bend your leg at the knee! So FYI, we use it A … Continue reading Keep your Hamstrings Happy.
I am sure you all know how much I use and trust ice therapy to repair and restore muscles, right? I believe cold therapy is one of the best forms to help ease pain and help repair any damage or strain from running. R.I.C.E (Rest Ice Compress Elevate) is the best for immediate treatment for not so serious injuries. It helps reduce swelling and the … Continue reading An ice wrap you don’t need to freeze?
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!!
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
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