WHAT IS BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Blood Flow Restriction

WHAT IS BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION? Blood flow restriction, also known as BFR, involves wrapping a device such as a pressure cuff, occlusion training bands, or even knee wraps around the top portion of a limb to restrict blood flow out of the working muscle. During properly performed BFR, blood is able to enter the muscle via arterial […]

The Ultimate Guide to Treating and Preventing Plantar Fasciitis

Kinesiology tape for knee, plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis – one of the most common foot injuries Running is high impact, and with every foot strike, your feet absorb a force many times your body weight. So, it’s not surprising that roughly 15 percent of all running injuries strike the foot. As the name implies, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the […]

Top 10 reasons for kettlebell training

Kettlebell training is the most accessible and practical training. Everyone can benefit from it, from the elite athlete that’s looking for an edge, to the fitness newbie looking to get fit. The dynamic movement involved in kettlebell training gets your heart rate up and challenges every muscle in your body. And if you’ve been doing […]

How to use Kinesiology Tape Strip Application

Kinesiology Tape Strip Application: Some techniques also utilize a Y-Strip or X-Strip. Follow the recommended instructions for now. Once you become more familiar with taping techniques, we encourage you to start developing your own applications. Just make sure you read and understand the adverse reaction section. Kinesiology Tape Strip Application “I” The application of the […]

Best Kinesiology Tape Cutting Techniques

Regardless of the length of kinesiology sports tape, we recommend to round off all ends to prevent the corners from lifting to easily due to clothing friction against the skin. Here are the most common kinesiology tape cutting techniques: The I-Strip is most widely used. The length will vary based on the length of the […]

How does StarkTape Kinesiology Tape really works?

What is StarkTape kinesiology tape? Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of body movements. This specialized tape was invented by a Chiropractor over 30 years ago. Since then, it has made its way to the Olympics, gaining more and more recognition. StarkTape is made of 97% original cotton and 3% spandex with high elastic […]