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Arch Support – How Much Do Runners Need?

The term "arch support" is bandied back and forth quite a bit in running circles. Understanding the idea is critical to finding the right pair of shoes for your feet. Different types of feet - neutral, high-arch, or low-arch/flat feet all have ...

Exogun DreamPro Percussive Therapy Gun Massager Review

  A powerful massage gun at a budget-friendly price The ExoGun DreamPro Percussive Massager is a quality alternative to some of the more common name brands on the market. For tension, post-workout lactic acid buildup, chronic spasms, ...

Normatec and Compression Therapy – Are There Benefits For Athletes?

Runners know that recovery is incredibly important. Many of us are always looking for new ways to assist our muscles in recovering. Compression therapy is one of those options, and it’s become especially popular recently. In this article, we’ll ...

Why Do My Ears Hurt After Running Or Exercise?

Ears are not usually a focal point for runners. We pay attention to our feet and legs and lungs. We're used to having little aches and pains there after workouts - it's a normal part of running. But ears? Sure enough, plenty of runners at least ...

The Best Ways To Protect Your Knees When Running

Common sense says prevention is the best form of medicine. And that’s what this article is about: teaching you how to prevent knees problems now so that you don’t deal with issues later on. If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a stretch a day ...

Should You Get Running Orthotics?

If your feet have been hurting and you’ve been wondering about getting orthotics to make your runs more comfortable, this is the article for you. We’ll be discussing custom orthotics—not over-the-counter options—and whether or not you should buy a ...

The Best TENS Units for Runners and Athletes in 2020

  There is something magical about a good workout. How do you know it's a good workout? You're left tired and a little bit sore. Maybe you pushed a little harder than usual to get in that last set. Maybe you’re building new muscle, and ...

What Is Percussive Therapy Massage?

We all know that our muscles can ache after long and/or hard runs. Runners are always looking for ways to soothe those aches and help their muscles recover faster. Percussive therapy massage is one of those options. In this article, we’ll cover ...

How To Manage Knee Pain After Running: Possible Causes And Treatments

Countless people have told me how knee pain has impacted their ability to run. It’s definitely a prevalent problem. If you fit in that category, this article will tell you everything you need to know about knee pain during and after running. ...

11 Knee Strengthening Exercises For Runners

We've all heard it before. That smarmy non-runner know-it-all who quips, "Running? It's bad for your knees." While it's easily shown that running is actually better for your joints than being sedentary, there is no doubt that some runners have knee ...

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