Occlusion Training for Biceps – SEE WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT!

Blood Flow Restriction

Occlusion training or restrictive blood flow training is all the rage right now, but is it worth talking about? In this article, I explain to you occlusion training for biceps in action and explain to you what some of the benefits of this intensity technique are when trying to build bigger muscles. You’ll see an […]

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 Shin Splints

Shin Splints – Treating and Preventing Guide Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints is typically used to refer to pain in the front or inside of the lower leg as a result of small tears occurring in the muscles around the tibia—shin bone. Research shows that shin splints are more common among […]

Ultimate Guide – How to Apply Kinesiology Taping Plantar Fasciitis

StarkTape Kinesiology Taping plantar fasciitis

Medical specialists have proposed a number of conservative treatments for the management of plantar fasciitis, including night splints, orthotic inserts and kinesiology taping plantar fasciitis. The latter represents one of the most efficient methods of improving the symptoms experienced by the patient who suffers from plantar fasciitis, as you will also have the opportunity to […]

How To Treat and Prevent Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains the most common running injury

Ankle sprains are the most common acute injury that strikes runners. This one-time traumatic injury that occurs when the foot twists or rolls inward, forcing the ligament surrounding the ankle to stretch beyond their healthy range of motion. The majority of running injuries is caused by overuse—meaning that they happen over time through applying repeated […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Treating and Preventing Runner’s Knee Injuries

Runner's knee injuries using sports kinesiology tape

A Few Stats About Running Knee Injuries According to surveys, at any time, roughly 1 in 5 runners will suffer from knee injuries. Polls also show that approximately 80 percent of runners get injured every year. The bulk of injuries tends to afflict the knees, feet, calves, shin, and ankles. Other weight-bearing limbs and regions, […]

The Number One Running Injury And How To Deal With It

Achilles Tendinitis the number one running injury

Running Injury – A Few Stats About According to surveys based on the most common running injury, at any time, roughly 1 in 4 runners will have an injury. Polls also show that approximately 80 percent of runners get injured every year. The bulk of injuries tends to afflict the knees, feet, calves, shin, and […]

How to avoid the most common knee injuries using Kinesiology Athletic tape

Kinesiology tape knee for athletic injuries

Using kinesiology tape knee, or more commonly known as k tape, sports tape or athletic tape is an effective way to prevent knee injuries. This kinesiology tape knee supports muscles and joints and has a wide variety of benefits especially in the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts usually experience such injuries. They […]

CrossFit injuries and how kinesiology sports tape can help

kinesiology sports tape crossfit injuries

Kinesiology sports tape is a Crossfit athlete’s companion. Just like any other exercise routine, CrossFit exercises can do harm and cause injuries. In most cases, especially for beginners, injuries can be caused by doing the repetitions of this high-impact exercises without the proper form.  Even long-time CrossFit athletes may get injuries from excessive repetitions.  Injuries can […]