OS1st Blog — athletes

How to prevent running injuries

Posted by Stephanie Lee on

How to prevent running injuries
Injuries are a frustrating part of sport (and life) that show up as chronic-type injuries when you have no clue what caused it or traumatic-type injuries when it was inevitable in the moment. I have dealt with both types of injuries personally and as a physical therapist helping athletes sort it all out.

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The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge

Posted by Josh Higgins on

The OS1st Virtual Running Challenge

OS1st will sponsor a virtual race challenge from March 22 to 28 to support the running community, including local businesses affected by the novel coronavirus. 

As our communities and world come together to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we want to create a virtual competition between all our runners training alone, and our online community. 

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How to find quality compression stockings, socks, and sleeves

Posted by Josh Higgins on

How to find quality compression stockings, socks, and sleeves
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.

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Athletes Insight Review

Posted by Josh Higgins on

Athletes Insight Review
In the bracing industry you can become overwhelmed by the multitudes of compression socks, calf sleeves, foot sleeves and more to choose from. 

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What does medical grade graduated compression mean?

Posted by Josh Higgins on

What does medical grade graduated compression mean?
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?

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