Quick and Easy Foam Rolling for Performance and Recovery

Like just about every other topic that relates to your health, you’ll find two kinds of articles on foam rolling: those that say it’s awesome and the others that say it sucks. Really helpful, huh? At RockTape, we’re big fans of foam rolling and that’s why we made the...

IT Band Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Knee!

This is the last of a short series of articles on “runner’s knee.” In Part 1 we looked at the basics of two common types of “runner’s knee” conditions (although anyone can get either one of them!) called patellofemoral discomfort* syndrome and iliotibial band syndrome...

Is Your Training Killing Your Immune System?

While training certainly has more positive benefits than negatives, be aware that it can also send your immunity into a nosedive. The end of the year is a stressful time for many people (at least in the northern hemisphere) as the days get short, temperatures cool...

How to Know What Flavor of Runner’s Knee You Have

Knee problems and running go hand-in-hand, unfortunately. And “runner’s knee” is such a generic term that it can’t even be considered a real diagnosis. Sadly, a lot of healthcare providers are not great at diagnosing knee problems and, as you can imagine, trying to...

Don’t let yourself down – balancing life and training

Maintaining balance in life seems to get harder as life goes on. Work, family, kids, nutrition, training, trying to have fun once in a while and doing it all in a high-pressure, fast-paced world amounts to lots and lots of stress, and that’s what you have to get a...
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