Throw Away That Tennis Ball: A Quick Guide To Why thePnut Is Your New Friend

Throw Away That Tennis Ball: A Quick Guide To Why thePnut Is Your New Friend

August 10, 2017

The tennis ball - what a fantastic multi-purpose tool. It has been used for decades as one of the original fidget spinners, bouncing it off floors, against walls, or both if you are an expert! It doubles as a stress ball, squeezing it to release some steam, or as a grip strengthener for your hands and forearms. Any way you slice it, the tennis ball has it uses.

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4 Tips for Faster Muscle Recovery

4 Tips for Faster Muscle Recovery

June 02, 2017

Whether you're playing sports part-time, with friends or as a professional, recovery is absolutely a fundamental part of your health. 

So what are the basics everyone needs to know about recovery?

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The one nut to roll them all, thePnut XL.

The one nut to roll them all, thePnut XL.

March 24, 2017

I know what most of you are thinking, “Roll my muscles with a hard object? No, thank you!”. “Will it hurt me?”. At first… yes, it will. Yet, the bigger question is, why do my muscles hurt once I apply pressure to them?

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Ben Johnson on Injury Prevention

Ben Johnson on Injury Prevention

December 12, 2016

We don't have to be victims of modernity! Humans were born to move and play and compete. Even as we’ve suffered under the erosion of western life, we haven’t stopped innovating.

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Pain. What is it? And is it normal?

Pain. What is it? And is it normal?

December 05, 2016

“Of pain, you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.” ~George Orwell

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When could I use thePnut?

When could I use thePnut?

November 17, 2016

I think the better question is when can you NOT use thePnut? But honestly, take ten minutes first thing in the morning and apply pressure to that tender spot. For me, lately it's been by right shoulder blade.

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What are muscles?

What are muscles?

November 17, 2016

They are described as a “hyperirritable” spots or nodules in the muscle and fascia. But what they really are, is a pain the in ass!

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