Say SUP to Stand Up Paddleboarding

For those who wish they had the agility and patience for surfing, fret not. The rapidly growing sport of stand up paddleboarding may be for you. Although standing up while paddling can be traced back thousands of years, the actual sport gained attention about 10 years ago, according to SUP World Mag. The origins may be a little hazy, with people citing a famous surfer … Continue reading Say SUP to Stand Up Paddleboarding

Keep Going With Kinesio Taping

Kinesiology tape is an alternative rehabilitative technique for strained or achy muscles associated with high levels of physical activity. Also known as elastic therapeutic tape, this method expedites natural healing of the body while simultaneously providing support to the area and maintaining a wide range of motion. Common brands, like Kinesio Tape, are latex-free and can be worn for multiple days. According to the company’s … Continue reading Keep Going With Kinesio Taping

Don’t Just Deal With Sciatica Pain

Sciatic nerve pain can be pretty brutal. Sometimes it feels like a burning rope running along your lower back to your foot or like a razor digging in with even the slight- est movements. While the level and type of pain people suffer varies, sciatic nerve pain is typically continual, meaning there is little to no relief from pain throughout the course of each day. … Continue reading Don’t Just Deal With Sciatica Pain

Challenge Yourself With Spartan Races

Obstacle course racing requires competitors to run, climb, and leap over physical barriers to make it to the finish line. One of the most popular and well known obstacle course races out there are Spartan races, which range in difficulty and distance depending on the course. Obstacle courses are no joke, especially if you want to be one of the top competitors. Training for one … Continue reading Challenge Yourself With Spartan Races

Pros and Cons of Goat Yoga

Goat yoga is your typical yoga class with the slight exception that a dozen baby goats are free to roam not only around the room but also all over you. And, yes, this is real. Pros Instant Stress Reliever: Human-animal interaction releases oxytocin, a hormone that reduces stress and induces feelings of happiness. Additionally, goats are carefree, kind animals that make not smiling impossible. Combine … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Goat Yoga