OS1st Blog — Compression Sleeves

Bracing now as Base Layer

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Bracing now as Base Layer
We all know that outdoor sports have continued to grow in popularity and in age groups.  Along with that, products made specifically for running, hiking, climbing and biking has grown in type, style and number.  And with added numbers of people of various ages participating, there are a greater number of injuries and a growing group of products that claim to treat them.  Let’s face it, it can get confusing.

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How Compression Sleeves Can Help Dancers

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How Compression Sleeves Can Help Dancers
Dance is one of the most beautiful sports in the world, and it’s also one of the most grueling. Dancers, especially ballet dancers, are known to spend hours on their feet, learning to move weightlessly by leveraging immense strength and control.

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Gearing Up for the Big Race: 7 Tips to Help You Go the Distance

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Gearing Up for the Big Race: 7 Tips to Help You Go the Distance
This is it: the first year you’re going to compete in a marathon, half-marathon, or 10k. Or maybe, to you, the term “big race” refers to anything longer than your usual half-mile around the park. Or maybe you’re a seasoned pro, and this is the year you’ll run your best time yet. 

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The Best Wearable Running Technology of 2016

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The Best Wearable Running Technology of 2016
In the not-so-distant past, all a runner needed was a set of sneaks and a couple of miles at their disposal. But that was then. Nowadays, athletic retailers have developed a wide variety of gadgets and gizmos that can measure your heart rate, plan your route, and—let’s be honest—make you feel extremely cool. Here’s a rundown of the best wearable running technology of 2016.

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5 Tips to Relieve Shin Splints

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5 Tips to Relieve Shin Splints
Most runners and regular sports participants, including dancers, tennis and basketball players, will find themselves dealing with shin splints at some point. Shin splints is a term that refers to lower leg pain below the knee, either on the outside front of the leg (anterior shin splints) or the inside front of the leg (medial shin splints).

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