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6 Exercise Safety Tips |

MISSION, Kan., March 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — (Family Features) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are more aware of their health and wellness. Now, as social restrictions ease, you may find yourself stepping up your workouts, whether you’re training for an event or working to improve your game in a recreational league.

Sprains, strains and injuries can affect even the most experienced athletes. When you’re testing your limits, even a minor injury can affect your performance. Consider products and supports like these from the CURAD Performance Series product line, available at Walmart and Amazon, to help you get back to playing quickly and safely.

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Keep dirt and germs away

The more active you are, the harder it can be to find a bandage that stays with you all day or throughout the game. You can find some serious stamina with CURAD Performance Series Tapes, which come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit the body and are made to withstand mud, sweat, friction and heat. The tough, durable fabric provides flexible, breathable protection to help seal out dirt and germs, and the highly absorbent, colored pads are antibacterial to help prevent infections.

Spray sore spots

Mild pain control can help you stay on top of your game, and topical pain reliever works quickly to cure common pain brought on by fitness and exercise, such as knee pain, foot pain, shoulder pain and on the back. For advanced numbing support, ActivICE The gel, roll-on and spray provide fast soreness relief with ultra-potent 8% menthol that has anti-inflammatory properties to numb muscles before workouts and relieve soreness after workouts. The gel also includes pharmaceutical grade conditioners that moisturize for long-lasting protection and comfort to heal and relieve prolonged inflammatory pain.

Put the pain in the past

When recovery becomes the name of the game and pain relief is needed after daily workouts or body injuries, home remedies like CURAD Performance Series Small reusable hot or cold packs provide lasting cooling or heating relief for recovery from aches, pains and swelling. Cold compresses work to heal bruises, reduce swelling, and relieve headaches and general pain points, while microwave-heated compresses provide satisfying heat therapy to treat sore, stiff joints, cramps muscles and tension.

Reduce the impact of knee fatigue

Weak, injured, or arthritic knees can come from many sources, including tendonitis and a wide range of conditions that lead to strain or overuse. An adjustable band can provide support for sports on the field and during workouts or daily activities. An option like CURAD Performance Series Knee Brace has a universal, adjustable design that fits either knee for most men and women. Its adjustable patellar support pad accommodates a variety of knee shapes and sizes, and a special antimicrobial layer helps prevent stains and odor-causing bacteria.

Manage pain and relieve pressure

If you do endurance and strength exercises or certain sports, you may put a lot of strain on your joints. The kinesiology tape can be configured in multiple ways to help reduce pain and improve blood circulation, as well as relieve tension and pressure. Provide support and relief during activity, CURAD Performance Series Far Infrared Kinesiology Tape features infrared technology, designed to absorb and redirect energy, and can be felt as gentle radiant heat. The tape is latex free, hypoallergenic and can be worn for several days, even while swimming or participating in water sports.

Control back pain

When your back is strained, your body and your performance can suffer. A mild or moderate sprain may benefit from strong support and compression, such as the CURAD Performance Series Back Support. The dual-pulley system provides fast, even, personalized compression with an easy one-handed pull and metal reinforcements for additional lower back and abdominal support. The soft, breathable material is discreet under clothing so you can wear it all day without noticing it, and the adjustable design comfortably fits a wide variety of body types.

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Michael French

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