Testimonial Tuesday: Kristina Halvorsen

Testimonial Tuesday: Kristina Halvorsen

One of our loyal customers recently submitted her testimonial concerning our Antiseptic Healing Ointment after a spill she took. I’ve been using Brave Soldier since about June and it’s the only antiseptic ointment I ever want to use!! I do a lot of trail running (and falling) and have gotten some gnarly road rash and cuts in the process.

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Winter Chapped Lip Defense

Winter Chapped Lip Defense

The other day, I decided to do a run outside in the 20 degree temperatures. I TOLD myself I needed to apply Lip Defender before I started, and of course, I totally forgot. It was a terrible, avoidable mistake. Running in cold temperatures without proper protection results in chapped lips. It's because the skin on your lips is thinner than

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The Nitty Gritty of Chafing

The Nitty Gritty of Chafing

Chafing is one of the most common problems endurance athletes encounter during training. It's one of the hardest things to predict when, or if, it will happen. In general, endurance athletes can expect certain areas to have a higher chance of chafing than others. Female athletes generally experience chafing between their thighs, under their ar

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Ultra Race Survival Tips

Ultra Race Survival Tips

This past weekend, one of our loyal athletes tackled a desert climate 50k (his first ultra). He knew that going into it that if he wanted to be successful (and comfortable) he would need to prevent chafing and blisters and protect his lips from a desert sunburn. He strategically placed Friction Zone gel at select aid stations over th

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