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RockTape for the Crossfit Open 2015 Wod 15.2

March 10th, 2015

Here are my taping recommendations for the second workout in this years CrossFit open. If you have a tendency to tear your palms, then I’d add the hand taping suggestion from the 15.1/15.1a video I posted before. Good luck!

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RockTape for the CrossFit Open 2015 WOD 15.1/15.1a

March 5th, 2015

If you’re participating in this years CrossFit Open, then give this RockTape application suggestion a try!

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Kinesiology Tape for Bruises – Final

January 26th, 2015

This is the last update I’ll make to this little series. The bruise was pretty hard to see through the gaps in the tape, so I decided to take it off and have a look. I was pretty surprised myself to see the change from only two and a half days ago. There is still …

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Kinesiology Taping for Bruises – Part 3

January 24th, 2015

~72 hours after the initial taping. You can see that the area where the tape did not cover the bruise is still a bit darker. I’m going to reapply the tape in a different orientation and leave it on for the recommended 4 day span before updating one last time.

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Kinesiology Taping for Bruises – Part 2

January 22nd, 2015

Just a little less than 24 hours after I put this tape on. The bruise is much less tender, but has spread a little bit. You can see a few faint tracks through the bruise where the tape came off, but it is too soon to see the full effect. I will probably wait another …

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Kinesiology Taping for Bruises – Part 1

January 21st, 2015

One of the best ways to get rid of a troublesome bruise quickly is to put some kinesiology tape (e.g. K-Tape, RockTape, KT tape) over it. When applied properly as shown in this video, the tape can help speed up the healing process. It should help decrease the spread, appearance, and tenderness of the bruise …

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Kinesiotaping (K-Tape / RockTape)

September 8th, 2011

A new form of athletic taping was developed and introduced by Japanese chiropractor Kenzo Kase in the 1970’s, which he dubbed Kinesio taping.  Since then, this brightly colored tape (boring beige, bold black, brilliant blue and “we swear it’s red” but is actually pink) has been adorned by athletes at the highest level, weekend warriors …

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