Learn to Protect, Perform and Recover

Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers of toxic hand sanitizers entering the market.  Earlier this week the FDA update that warning.

So let's take a look at what to avoid and what to look for in a safe hand sanitizer/cleansing product.

Choosing the right recovery products for your body can be overwhelming. In addition to nutritional support products, which we will not be discussing here, there are warming and cooling products, with and without CBD, with and without Arnica and a wide variety of essential oils. 

Do you chafe when you run or surf or walk? If so, you have probably experienced the awful reality of chafed skin. Chafed skin is actual raw skin; friction removes the top, layer of skin cells, creating a definitely-not-welcome painful situation.

Chafing can occur anywhere on your body, but the thighs, groin, underarms, neck, and nipples are particularly vulnerable. Skin-on-skin contact and clothing-on-skin can both cause friction so you'll want to address both skincare and clothing solutions.

Okay. Let's start with the awkward part of this blog; we'll be talking about your butt. Specifically, how to keep your buns and inner thighs in working order on long rides.
Fall is here and outdoor running is getting wet and wild, and just a little bit muddy, too. You'll find bluerub at the Boulder Backroads Half Marathon and the Portland Marathon in Oregon.