Recovery and stretching are key to making sure you’re fit and flexible to get back in the saddle. Make the most of your riding time with our advice on stretching for cyclists. Cycling is a great cardiovascular exercise and so it is a great way to lose weight and keep our hearts and bodies in […]
With summer upon us and Wimbledon fever just around the corner, many more people will be playing tennis. Whether you are a regular player or someone who has been inspired to take it up recently, it’s important to know how to stay fit and injury free.
We are becoming more aware as athletes as to the importance of recovery in sport.Sean McFarlane is a coach, journalist and accomplished athlete based in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Putting BLACKROLL and RockTape to good use this season to combat a series of sports injuries, Sean offered up some his top recovery tips for us to share. […]
Cori Williams plays for Cardiff City LFC, part of the Women’s Premier League. Having suffered injuries during the season playing as midfielder, she’s been using both BLACKROLL and RockTape to get her back to form. We take five minutes to chat to her about the changes in women’s football, coming back from an ACL operation […]
BLACKROLL supported athlete Gemma Shepherd plays for Charlton Ladies Football Club, currently 3rd in the Southern Division Premier League. Following a recent injury and hip operation, Gemma and her Physiotherapist Gary Faber give us an insight into her recovery and advice on how to get back to full football fitness. 1. Can you […]
ROCKTAPE share their Golden Rules for applying kinesiology tape to help you recover better and faster from injury. Only apply the tape to clean, dry skin and shave the area if needed – hairy legs are not helpful! Always round the ends off once you cut from the roll. Place on the skin with no […]
We meet Chris Stirling, a record setting endurance mountain runner and triathlete based in the outdoor playground of the Lake District. With so many miles to training for, strength and recovery are a key element to success. We ask him about his motivations for long distance racing and the key factors to prevent injury and […]
A niggling back and glute injury offered the ideal opportunity to test a range of Live on the Edge’s new products.
Are you heading to the slopes this year or just wanting to survive the winter weather. Well preparation is the key. Check out our Top products to keep warm and supple on and off the Piste. Grid Roller mini – Ideal for rolling out your muscles after a hard day on the slopes! Keep those […]
Winter exercise can leave you prone to more injuries. It’s not simply that the weather conditions, such as ice and snow, provide an arena for potentially more accidents while cycling, but also that muscles tend to be stiffer and chillier when you set out. It is important in winter, more than ever, to prepare your […]