Zensah Athletes Looking to Go to Rio Range from Long and High Jumpers to Hurdlers.
Zensah®, the premium athletic apparel brand, announced today that several athletes including Garrett Huyler, Norris Frederick, and Jarret Eaton will represent Zensah® at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, OR taking place from July 1-10.
Although most people recognize Zensah as a brand for runners, there are many other types of athletes that wear our products. One group of athletes that really benefits from compression is ballet dancers! We actually have dancers in the Boston Ballet, Philadelphia Ballet, and the American Ballet Theater that wear our compression leg sleeves for training and recovery. See all the pictures below to be inspired by the beauty, strength, and grace of these athletes.
What got you started: I went out for track in junior high because everyone told me I should; I spent years running around on a soccer field. That turned into an instant love, I continued as a track athlete in high school and into college. After college I got pretty sick and spent some time in the hospital; when I was finally on the upswing I started walking and then running to get stronger again. That turned into my first 5k, then 10k, half marathon, and eventually my first marathon. Here we are 50+ 5k’s, 20+ Half Marathon’s, and 10+ marathons later—talk about a snowball effect.
Shin splints, medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a term for pain in the front or inner part of the lower leg. This common sports injury can involve inflammation to the muscles, tendons, and thin layer of tissue that covers the bone. Although shin splints are most commonly associated with runners, they can impact the performance of all athletes ranging from basketball and soccer players to racquetball players.