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Stop Eczema Flare-Ups After Workouts

Athletican Staff November 20, 2019

Stop Eczema Flare-Ups After Workouts

For people with eczema, physical activity can make their skin more sensitive, red, and super itchy. However, that’s no reason to skip exercise, as exercise still has many advantages. Stress can actually help your eczema because it lowers stress, and we all know that stress can trigger flare-ups. That’s why it’s advisable to stay active and keep moving. The key here is to tweak your routine so it’s kinder to your skin.

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Exercise With Psoriasis? Yes You Can!

Athletican Staff November 19, 2019

Exercise With Psoriasis? Yes You Can!

A skin condition like psoriasis can give you plenty of reasons not to exercise. Its symptoms such as visible plaques, scales, and flaking can be not only uncomfortable but also make you feel extra conscious. Those feelings can make it difficult for you to workout.

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Exercising With Rosacea

Athletican Staff November 16, 2019

Exercising With Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition wherein your skin becomes red when it gets triggered. Not only does your skin turn red, but you could even sport pimples that can be painful. Those with this condition say that the bumps on their skin feel itchy and the entirety of their skin becomes more sensitive, which means that they can’t use ordinary lotions or soaps like any other person.

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3 Impact Levels of Sports Bras

Athletican Staff October 28, 2019

3 Impact Levels of Sports Bras

Shopping for a good sports bra should not be so stressful, especially when you know where to start looking, and if you are certain about the activity you have chosen. When it comes to sports, there are three main impact levels, which refer to the effect the sport or activity may have on the body, particularly, the breasts. The higher the impact level, the greater the degree of breast movement, and the greater the need for support.

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5 Ways to Ease Breast Pain After Exercising

Athletican Staff October 02, 2019

5 Ways to Ease Breast Pain After Exercising

According to an online survey by Harris Poll on behalf of BioPharmX, about 72% of women experience breast discomfort with their menstrual cycle, and 45% of these women avoid physical activity altogether—22% even avoid walking during that time of the month. 

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Chlorine Rash: Facts and Treatment

Athletican Staff September 30, 2019

Chlorine Rash: Facts and Treatment

Summer is the best time for swimming. However, having sensitive skin might limit your options when it comes to trying to cool down. So many irritants and allergens around when the temperature is quite high. Even in pools. People with sensitive skin have to watch out for chlorine.

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Exercising With Chronic Pain

Athletican Staff September 28, 2019

Exercising With Chronic Pain

Pain is your body’s way of alerting you that something might be wrong. However, it does not necessarily mean that you should steer away from exercise. It still depends on the pain you have. There are two types of pain: acute and chronic pain.

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Reasons Why Your Breasts Hurt after an Exercise

Athletican Staff September 24, 2019

Reasons Why Your Breasts Hurt after an Exercise

Do your breasts hurt after you exercise? Why do you think so? 

In this era, women have become very particular when it comes to their body built. They want to look and feel good. Exercise can improve one’s health. It does have a lot of benefits in our overall state; physical, mental and even emotional. 

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Workout Clothing Essentials for Men

Athletican Staff September 19, 2019

Workout Clothing Essentials for Men

There’s not a chance that a professional athlete such as Roger Federer to show up to a tennis match wearing a track suit. Even amateur athletes know how important it is to gear up for a workout the right way. However, it goes beyond that. Functional pieces let you stay fit by focusing on your workout…while looking good of course. 

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How to Find the Right Bra for an Active Pregnancy

Athletican Staff September 17, 2019

How to Find the Right Bra for an Active Pregnancy

Being pregnant should not stop you from staying active and doing exercises. Living a healthy life is not just beneficial to you, but also to your little one. A happier and healthier you will not only have more energy during pregnancy, but it will also help empower you and build your self esteem. Choose the right clothing before performing any activity. 

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The Sports Bra Checklist: Things Your Sports Bra Should Do

Athletican Staff September 11, 2019

The Sports Bra Checklist: Things Your Sports Bra Should Do

If you love going to the gym or doing sports, you’ll appreciate the comfort and support that your sports bra offers. If you don’t, then perhaps it’s not doing everything you expect it to do. 

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Allergy Testing 101: Which is More Accurate?

Athletican Staff August 28, 2019

Allergy Testing 101: Which is More Accurate?

If you have an allergy, there are two types of tests that the doctor can perform to determine its cause and cure. First is by blood testing or RAST  (Radioallergosorbent test) and by skin testing or skin prick test. In most cases, both can be performed depending on what type of allergy you have or either of the two. 

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Reduce Your Stress with Exercise

Athletican Staff August 26, 2019

Reduce Your Stress with Exercise

Believe it or not, one of the triggers of eczema and other skin allergies is stress. If a person with eczema gets stressed enough, there’s a huge possibility that he will exhibit itchy rashes all over his body. In addition to improving your health, you can reduce your stress by exercising and here are some useful tips on how to do it properly:

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Here’s How to Make Sure You Lose Weight

Athletican Staff August 24, 2019

Here’s How to Make Sure You Lose Weight

There are many reasons why people want to lose weight. Some want to lose weight because their blood sugar is too high, while others want to lose weight because they have a family history of cardiovascular diseases.

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4 Fs You Need to Consider When Buying a Sports Bra

Athletican Staff August 22, 2019

4 Fs You Need to Consider When Buying a Sports Bra

One of the biggest barriers to exercise for women, aside from lack of time, energy and motivation, is breast discomfort during gym time. If you’re one of those women, let’s help you out by giving you some tips on how to choose the perfect sports bra to prevent exercise-induced breast discomfort.

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Simple Tips to Get Over Your Workout Slump

Athletican Staff August 20, 2019

Simple Tips to Get Over Your Workout Slump

When you’re living with a skin allergy chances are your condition often prevents you from sticking to your workout routineA rash breakout on Tuesday might keep you from working out on Wednesday and the rest of the week. When that happens, you might find yourself going through six months without hitting the gym.

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Exercise Control of Your Allergies

Athletican Staff August 14, 2019

Exercise Control of Your Allergies

Exercising with allergies can be difficult for some people. Although you cannot exercise your allergies away, a regular workout can help manage the symptoms. It does not have to be intense or challenging. In fact, simple movements that can help get the blood pumping can help you get rid of allergens around you. 

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Help! I Get Hives When I Exercise!

Athletican Staff August 14, 2019

Help! I Get Hives When I Exercise!

It’s hard to stay motivated especially when you’re thinking about losing weight or just being fit and healthy. But it’s more difficult to keep focused when you know that a single trickle of sweat could lead to red itchy hives. What’s worse is that getting hives in a public place can be embarrassing. 

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What is Athleisure?

Athletican Staff August 08, 2019

What is Athleisure?

You’ve probably stumbled upon this word before, most likely plastered on style and fashion websites but what exactly is it? Athleisure is a fashion trend that combines clothing with comfort and style. It is a combination of athletic and leisure attire.

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Tips on How to Prevent Common Skin Infections at the Gym

Athletican Staff July 31, 2019

Tips on How to Prevent Common Skin Infections at the Gym

Exercising, more particularly working out at the gym has many benefits. Aside from weight control and disease prevention, it also improves your mood. However, the gym is also a place where bacteria, viruses, and fungi could thrive. Follow these simple tips to avoid germs while you’re working out.

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Exercises to Prevent Slouching

Athletican Staff July 24, 2019

Exercises to Prevent Slouching

If you found yourself slouching at your desk, you’ve probably found that correcting yourself can be difficult. With slouching and sitting often cited by doctors as the cause of a host of negative health effects, it pays to know what you can do, to prevent it from turning into a bigger problem. 

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How Swimming Affects Your Allergies

Athletican Staff July 21, 2019

How Swimming Affects Your Allergies

Swimming is one of the best activities out there, but for people with allergies, it could be a problem. Apart from the usual allergens outdoor such as pollen, dust, and mold, does it seem like you’re allergic to pool water itself? If so, it could be the pool’s chlorine.

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How to Avoid Wardrobe Malfunctions at the Gym

Athletican Staff July 18, 2019

How to Avoid Wardrobe Malfunctions at the Gym

Going to the gym with a new top or leggings, or any new outfit in general can make your usual gym time more exciting, and even more colorful. However, If you’re not careful about the clothes you’re selecting for the gym, you could be at risk of ripping something either down there or up under your arm right there on your yoga mat. Embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions can happen anytime and anywhere, and the worst part is, you may not even realize it. That’s where we come in. Here, we list some tips on how to avoid fitness attire malfunctions. 

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Skin Problems That Mess Up Your Workout

Athletican Staff July 14, 2019

Skin Problems That Mess Up Your Workout

Working out goes beyond just improving your overall physique. It helps you sleep better, reduce stress, and improve your mood. However, as great as all that is, there are some downsides to working out, especially when it comes to the most vulnerable part of our body: the skin. We list some of the skin problems that could possibly mess up your workout momentum.

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