Shin splints!!! RUN!!!! Yes it is words that runners hate to hear. I get it, as when I first started to run, again, shin splints were there loud and proud! But I over came them and have never had them reappear(knock on wood). First off, What are shin splints? It is pain along the tibia, or shin bone. It is the large bone on the front of … Continue reading Cause, treatments, and prevention of shin splints
I know many of you ask me about the KT Tape and what it does and how it helps. I have written about it before but I am writing about it again as I use some new apps as well as some original ones. Many of you wonder what is this tape stuff? It’s simple really. it’s an elastic sports tape(non medicated) designed to relieve … Continue reading KT Tape does what?!?
I can comfortably say that this was the most EPIC race I have ever done! From the start of the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend, until the end, FULL of memories!!! Let me start at the beginning…. We checked into the Hilton Bonnet Creek on Friday, the day before the race. Yes, I know, I live nearby but for every runDisney race we stay in or … Continue reading I wined, I dined, I CONQUERED
I was recently sent a complimentary pair of shoes from ASICS. I already run in the ASICS GT-2000 and have been for years now. Thanks to ASICS for loving and following my blog they sent me a pair of Gel-Kayano 21 to take out for a run. One major thing that I noticed was the bounce back. It was an incredibly light form of support. … Continue reading “It’s like running on clouds.”
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?
I hear the word shin splints and I cringe! It is a common running injury we sometimes get! I know I have written and talked about it before, but I am refreshing your memory to help you out! MOST COMMON CAUSES: Overpronation Improper or not enough stretching Worn out/ Improper shoes Running surfaces Running form Having Anterior shin splints, which is towards the outside of … Continue reading Are you having problems with shin splints??
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 runners we push our bodies to the edge of their ability and then wait patiently for them to heal into a slightly stronger machine. In our training we push ourselves to go longer or faster past the level of comfort. So, we deplete our fuel sources and can cause some stress on our muscles. Taking care of our bodies post run is important, if … Continue reading The icing answer to Shin Splints!!!!
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!!