Foam Rolling For Fitness

Do You Foam Roll? You should! although most people only consider doing so during rehab after an injury; but foam rolling is great for warming up before a run, or before getting started on your lifts. The motto goes “if it doesn’t hurt, you aren’t doing it right” and to be honest, that motto fitsContinue reading “Foam Rolling For Fitness”

Skier’s thumb (gamekeeper’s thumb) injury prevention

So I will be honest when I tell you I have never heard of this injury before, I mean I know people can hurt their thumb, but never heard of this and not an injury I hear a lot about when it comes to sports. I don’t ski so this isn’t something I would haveContinue reading “Skier’s thumb (gamekeeper’s thumb) injury prevention”

A New Week, A New Thought

Bloggers, I decided to add another fun topic to my blog because well, I wanted to and because there are some things I think would be fun to talk about with within this category. This specific category will be called “Thinking Out Loud” & I will post it on Sundays! basically this will integrate myContinue reading “A New Week, A New Thought”

Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)

I hope you know where your hamstrings are located, because today we will be talking about “pulling a hamstring” — (Pst, just in case you don’t know where your hamstrings are, look at the above picture). This particular injury is more common than you think, especially among runners and people who lift improperly- and thoseContinue reading “Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)”

Groin Pull/Groin Strain (Injury/injury prevention)

This post is not meant to be inappropriate, because groin injuries have happened to some people and are common with most contact sports.    Groin pull?  Also known as ‘groin strain” , is a tear/rupture to the to any of the adductor muscles resulting pain in the inner thigh. Range from mild to very severe. Continue reading “Groin Pull/Groin Strain (Injury/injury prevention)”