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Choosing the Right Workout Attire

Athletican Staff April 18, 2019

Choosing the Right Workout Attire

When it comes to exercising, most people have problems figuring out what kind of fitness regimen would best be suitable to them. But for people with extremely sensitive skin, like eczema or atopic dermatitis, even choosing the right kind of clothes for their workout is already a daunting task.

Fortunately, there are ways to figure out what kind of outfit is suitable for people with skin sensitivities and the list below will serve as your guide.

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Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Athletican Staff February 28, 2019

Playing it Safe: Tips for Athletes with Allergies

Regular exercise and participation in sports are considered to be important components of a healthy life. However, physical exertion is also a frequent trigger of different hypersensitivity events. For athletes, having an allergy impairs athletic performance if not treated or managed properly. To help prevent serious infections, we list some important tips to help athletes with allergies be able to stay on top of their game.

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7 Tips to Avoid Chafing

Athletican Staff February 14, 2019

7 Tips to Avoid Chafing

Aside from fatigue and muscle pain chafing is one of the biggest hurdles you’re going to face whenever you’re working out. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid this so that you won’t have to end your workout regimen because you’re bruising and bloodied all over.

So if you want your daily exercise routine to push through here are seven simple steps to avoid chafing.

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Latex Allergy and Bananas

Athletican Staff January 31, 2019

Latex Allergy and Bananas

We often hear trainers say that before we start with our workout it’s good to eat a banana for that extra energy and to eat another one after we’re done exercising.

Bananas are a good source of energy, which is why it’s good food for someone who’s about to do some heavy lifting or strenuous cardio workout.

But if you’re allergic to latex eating bananas before a workout is the last thing you should do otherwise you won’t be able to go on with your daily routine because you could be sporting some itchy rashes and hives after you’ve eaten that banana.

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Latex Allergy and Food Allergy May Be Connected

Athletican Staff March 16, 2018

Latex Allergy and Food Allergy May Be Connected

People allergic to latex often experience severe itching once they come into contact with this material. Others display much more severe reactions such as a swollen throat, sudden decrease in blood pressure and difficulty in breathing. People who experience the latter symptoms required immediate medical attention otherwise their allergic reaction might prove fatal.

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