We at SpiderTech try to support our local community and causes we believe in as often as we can. SpiderTech is taking part in the St.Joe’s Ride this October 2nd to help raise funds for the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation in Toronto.
Its spring and it’s time to get active. Now that it’s starting to feel like spring, all the excuses we used to keep us warm, toasty and sedentary during the winter no longer apply. Whether you were one of the smart folks who maintained a healthy lifestyle over the winter or perhaps you opted for lazy hibernation, Spring is a chance to get outside and live healthy. Even better, you can drag the kids or your friends into it and have fun too!
So here’s a quick list of easy activities to get you and yours out and moving this spring.
SpiderTech athlete Zach Bell and his super star teammates from Smart Stop professional cycling team, LIGHT UP the Vuelta Independencia Nacional with a team general classification Victory!
Sporting the Blue SpiderTech, because it coordinates so well with success. (And also their gear.)
Zach continues to rely on the X Spider for his #drugfreepainrelief of choice and the Upper Knee Spider and Postural Spider to keep him in top shape, recovered and feeling in top form. Read all about it here: SmartStop PR
This weekend was the 20th Annual Valley of the Sun stage race in and around Phoenix, Arizona – a prestigious race where over 500 athletes competed.
This race is the early season test for many of cycling’s brightest stars in masters and professional ranksas they gauge their fitness after a winter of hard and concentrated preparation and training.
For SpiderTech athlete, Louie Amelburu, the race was not without a battle though – not just from his competitors, but from himself. As Friday night turned into dusk, Louie was experiencing debilitating cramping and pain in his right glut medius muscle. He immediately grabbed a and taped his glut running horizontal with the glut and touching on the top of his IT band. With some foam rolling and easy stretching, Louie woke up without any discomfort Saturday morning ready to fight another day and all the attacks that would come at him in the 60-mile road race.
Louie came out on top form winning the time trial in a blistering 31:08 min and eventually winning the overall 45+ title! WAY TO GO LOUIE!
Cyclist Louie Amelburu standing on top of the overall podium at Sunday’s awards ceremony.
During the race I had a ton of SpiderTech tape on. I’ve used it before, back in 2009, when I broke my wrist, and it seemed to work relatively well. But this time really made me a believer. At the start of my recovery, when I was riding outside without the tape, it was extremely painful. Then I got the tape, and the difference was amazing … (Click here to read the full Outside Online story)