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Protect Your Knees This Season with a Knee Compression Sleeve

Protect Your Knees This Season with a Knee Compression Sleeve

Spring is finally here! With warmer weather and sunnier days, it’s time to get outside and hit the track, gym, or field once again. As you gather your gear and prepare for the coming athletic season, you may want to start thinking about ways to guard yourself against potential injuries. After all, there’s nothing more frustrating for a fitness-lover than being forced off the field after finally being able to get on it.
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The Best Wearable Running Technology of 2016

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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Prevent these Top 5 Running Injuries

Prevent these Top 5 Running Injuries

In the ideal runner’s world, the most difficult challenge of running would be the running itself. Unfortunately, many runners discover that the worst part of the sport is coping with the pain of unwanted injuries, fractures, and strains that result from improper technique or over-ambitious mileage. Here are the top 5 most common running injuries to be on the lookout for, and how to prevent them.
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5 Tips to Relieve Shin Splints

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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7 Ways to Treat Runners Knee

7 Ways to Treat Runners Knee

Whether you do it for self-improvement or simply because you need a hobby, running can be one of the healthiest ways to pass time at the beginning or end of a long workday. However, as they age, many habitual runners will find themselves performing less and less (or sometimes not at all), but not necessarily because they’re experiencing gut-wrenching pain…it’s that dull, throbbing sensation that pulses throughout the knee more frequently upon each stride. 
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What Are the Best Calf Stretches for Runners and Athletes?

What Are the Best Calf Stretches for Runners and Athletes?

Taking a few moments to perform the following best calf stretches to prevent injuries can get you back up and running.  Muscle tears are extremely serious and are one of those injuries that often reoccur when you return to the sports field too quick
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Live Well: Water, Food, and Circulation

Live Well: Water, Food, and Circulation

The best way to live well is to live well consistently. Integrating good habits into your daily life is one of the greatest things you can do for your body and soul. As humans, we are creatures of habit. Even the most easy going person can appreciate a nice schedule.
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Breathing Techniques For Running

Breathing Techniques For Running

Breathing is a problem many runners have to tackle, especially if you’re a new runner. The oxygen that gets carried to your muscles is crucial; without it you simply cannot perform well. Athletes have found that inefficient breathing can lead to pain, cramps, side stitches and even injuries. 
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Tips for Proper Running Posture

Tips for Proper Running Posture

When you’re running you might be thinking “Only half a mile left!” or “I should have brought more water with me!” But do you ever stop to think about your running posture? If not, you should be!
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How Compression Sleeves Work for You

How Compression Sleeves Work for You

As an athlete, the quality of your performance is crucial in keeping you at the top of your game. But, have you ever wondered whether you’re performing to the best of your abilities?
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