Spring is upon us and in conjunction with those inevitable April showers comes the time of year when runners, both novice and experts, decide to hit the pavement. Running provides a myriad of health benefits to those who decide to engage in the activity. One of the main benefits is the reduction of weight. Even after the run is complete the calories continue to burn.
Are you one of the estimated 25 million viewers who have tuned into the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics? If so, undoubtedly you have noticed the round discolorations on the upper back of several of the Olympic athletes, including Michael Phelps.
These suction cup appearing patterns harken visions of the earliest Olympians being on the losing end of an epic battle with a Kraken!