OS1st Blog — fitness

How to return to exercise safely after injury

Posted by Stephanie Lee on

How to return to exercise safely after injury
Two common scenarios happen when returning to training following an injury: one, you remember where you were before your injury and jump right back into it, or two, you plan to resume workouts at a shorter distance or use lighter weights, but when you feel good, you decide on the fly to increase.

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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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Exercise: The Antidote To Pain, Depression, And Anxiety

Posted by Josh Higgins on

Exercise: The Antidote To Pain, Depression, And Anxiety
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.” 

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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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