We’re excited to see Wales host its first ultra-trail running race – The Ultra-Trail Snowdonia – on the 12th and 13th May, in the heart of the Welsh mountains. Thanks to Michael Jones, the ambitious Race Director, there will be two distances to choose from; a 50 or 100 mile route. Each is packed with […]
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WHAT IS MYOFASCIAL RELEASE? Myofascial Release has become an increasingly common form of massage treatment across the world, but do you really know what it is? Here we reveal some key fact about the effective sports injury treatment. Fascia is a thin, elastic type of connective tissue that supports the human body, including muscle, […]
BLACKROLL: The Best Foam Rolling on the Market As we progress in sport, develop injury and want to go further and faster, many are looking more towards sports recovery as an important part of the solution. Foam rolling is a key method for managing tight muscles and banishing trigger points, but how do you know what one […]
BLACKROLL® is excited to be joining the Salomon Sunset Series this summer, starting in Leeds at the beautiful Harewood Estate. We’ll be on hand to offer advice to runners about pre and post exercises and how to get the best out of foam rolling. There will also be competitions to win the best in BLACKROLL products […]
Staying fit, healthy and active are the main goals of most runners. Incorporating BLACKROLL® exercises into your training routine improves mobility, prevents injuries and supports recovery. When used correctly, BLACKROLL® products help restore elasticity in the fascia, the connective tissue surrounding the muscles, joints and bones. Along with stretching and cross training, this will keep […]
Winter running can be a lot of fun – and a vital part of a year’s training programme. But how do runners find the motivation to train through the cold, wet, wind and snow? And what advice do the experts have for winter runners?
Fitness product companies are always looking for the “next best”; a way to improve on an already popular gadget. And it seems that Hyperice has done just this with a re-invention of the foam roller, called the Vyper. The Vyper looks like an ordinary high quality foam roller except it includes a battery-powered motor, driven […]