German beach volleyball player Katrin Holtwick might be more internationally famous for the aquamarine lines of tape trailing down her midriff than her serves and spikes. But the 28-year-old Olympian isn’t making a fashion statement; she’s using the tape to alleviate pain and perform better. In theory, anyway. Kinesiology tape, or kinesio tape for short, [...]
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See how motocross champion Chad Reed visited the staff at Bain de Vie in order to recover from a terrible crash.
Sidney Crosby’s recovery is back in the hands of Canadian-born chiropractor Ted Carrick. The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Monday their captain will meet with Carrick this week. Crosby was treated by the founder of chiropractic neurology in August and credited him with helping accelerate his return from a concussion earlier this season. Crosby last played for [...]
JOE CHRISTENSEN, Star Tribune Denard Span’s TV was tuned to MLB Network the other night, and the topic was the American League Central. “All they were talking about was Detroit and every other team in the division; they didn’t even mention the Minnesota Twins,” Span said Friday. “I thought we changed divisions.” Coming off a [...]
A recent article that appeared on Men’s Health suggests that cold temps shouldn’t really change your hydration strategy during outdoor workouts. Researchers asked 10 healthy guys to cycle for an hour in two different temperatures—77 degrees and 32 degrees Fahrenheit. In both cases, they were allowed to drink as much or as little water as [...]