By Chris Newport | The bike industry is making it easier for women to enter the sport with women’s-specific bikes, gear and clothing. So, if you need another reason to try mountain biking, here are 6 more.
By Brian Diaz Starting as early as the 1970s, physiologists have studied the effects of applying ice to the body after exercise for various benefits including, but not limited, to anti-inflammation, pain reduction, muscular strength gains, and anti-fatigue. Applying ice packs to body parts and, in some cases, fully
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By Sheri Branson | Photos By Rhesa for TLP Self-myofascial release (SMFR) involves applying gentle pressure to connective tissue to help create tissue mobility. Our muscles can become chronically tight due to repetitive movements such as running, cycling, yoga, swimming, or strength training. This can cause the tissue to
By Brian Beatty | You can’t pick up a health or fitness magazine that does not have some content to develop your “Core” or “Core Stability”. But what does this really mean and do we embody the concept in its optimal form?