By now, most athletes are familiar with compression wear; you probably even have your own favorite compression sleeve or brand that you wear while running, biking or working out. You might even know the importance and benefits to your health and performance that compression wear can provide, but are you fully reaping the benefits of compression wear?
It's that time of year again, Spring with Summer right around the corner. And the beautiful weather probably has you out and about, maybe more than normal. What are your favorite outdoor activities? Running, biking, weekend hiking trip, or maybe its gardening or just walking around the local farmers market. Did you know that your outdoor activities can and will improve your mood and over all wellbeing.Read more
Whether you are a seasoned runner or an everyday athlete, new to the fitness game or just want the benefits of compression gear for blood flow, make sure you purchase it from a company that is knowledgeable of what true medical compression gear is and how it will benefit your performance and recovery time. The few extra minutes you take to ask the right questions can make all the difference in the world.Read more
Get Your Blood Pumping – Exercise Can Benefit Varicose Veins Recent research suggests that there is an estimated 40 million Americans who have varicose veins. One of the best ways to help improve overall vein health is regular exercise, due to increased blood flow that helps keeps veins healthy and functional.Read more
Are bunions becoming a pain to your active life style? If so, you are not alone. Bunions, or Hallux Valgus, are more common then you may think. Bunions affect about 23% of adults age 18-65 years and 35.7% of adults over 65 years of age. Bunions are also more common in women, 30% verses males at 13%. What exactly is a bunion?Read more
What Role Does Nutrition Play In Reaching Your Fitness Goals?Read more
For fitness buffs, the benefits of exercise alone are well worth the commitment. Significantly decreasing anxiety, depression and even pain, it can be considered a part of our overall self-care routine.
Powerlifting is a grueling sport with athletes being subjected to strenuous workouts and competitions, and often falling victim to a range of injuries ranging from mild to severe. While a scientific review of as many as 20 different studies found that powerlifting produced only one injury for every 1,000 hours of training, many athletes complain about extensive stiffness and pain following vigorous bouts of exercise, whether in the gym or at a competition.Read more
Exercise: The Antidote To Pain, Depression, And Anxiety Anxiety and depression are two of the world’s most prevalent conditions, but when pain comes into the equation, the situation can be particularly difficult to address. As noted by Harvard academics, the relationship between pain and depression is cyclical. That is, those who have depression “tend to experience more severe and long-lasting pain than other people.”Read more
By now, most athletes are familiar with compression wear; you probably even have your own favorite compression sleeve or brand that you wear while running, biking or working out. You might even know the importance and benefits to your health and performance that compression wear can provide, but are you fully reaping the benefits of compression wear?Read more
Compelling Reasons to Stay Away From Fad Diets Diets of all kinds are attracting consumers, but that does not mean that these nutritional fads or workout trends are successful in making you lose body weight. Even if such a diet causes weight loss in your body, you will likely gain those pounds back in no time.Read more