HandBand Pro® Blog

Starting Over

Posted by Danielle Pettifor on

I'm starting over. Five years ago I made a lifestyle change that got me into the best shape of my entire life. I lost 25 lbs. of fat by eating clean and working out intensely with TAK for 6 days a week. You can read that story here if you want.  So what happened that I would be starting all over again? A spinal injury in April. Annular tears and bulging/herniated discs at L4 and L5. I didn't really do or feel anything specific to make me think, "This is going to suck for a very long time." I just woke up...

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"....and Yes! This is a Puerto Rican in a Kilt!"

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My life has literally changed as fitness has become a priority for me. I have been able to virtually eliminate all pain meds.  

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How to Care for your Messed up Crossfit Hands

Posted by Danielle Pettifor on

First of all, if you've got blisters and ripped calluses, heal them up quick! Soak your hands in a warm Epsom Salt bath (caution: it may sting a wee bit)  Pat dry. Put a small amount of Neosporin on them and secure with gauze and tape for the first few hours.of a bad rip. Keep them uncovered, clean and dry. Treat them with  HandBand Pro® RIP Balm at night before bed.        Maintaining Your Calluses: Ok, so you've got calluses. Good. Keep them. Just prevent them from ripping! Use a pumice stone on your hands in the shower. Just a light, quick rub....

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A Set of Weights in the Garage

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Casey sent in a video review of her using HandBand Pro®, and we just fell in love with her! Follow her and you'll see why! This is one determined woman, and we love following her journey to her next competition! Introducing our newest Sponsored Athlete: Casey Long I'm a 36 year old single mom. I bought a house two years ago that had a set of weights in the garage, left from the previous owners. So I decided to start picking them up! I work at the dept of health and have access to weights on my lunch break, so...

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Find Something You Love and Stick With It

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Kerry's outgoing and inspiring personality drew us to follow her on Instagram, and then we ran into her in an @over40fitness group on Facebook where she was recently nominated Athlete of the Month! She's such a positive contributor to the group and to all her know her. We are excited to welcome her to Team HBP!  Ever since I was little and I watched Nadia Comaneci win 3 Gold Medals on TV in the Summer Olympics I have admired athletes. Like most girls I did acrobatics and gymnastics but quit when it was time to start competing. I also played...

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