Tips for Running in the Heat

August weather typically means hot sticky days that can make it difficult to take part in your daily runs. In some cases, the heat can even be dangerous. Here are a few tips to stay cool and safe during your hot weather runs. Wear light clothing: Dr. Cool shirts are a must have for warm weather…

Using Ice to Prevent Injuries

We tend to reach for the ice wrap after an injury has already occurred, but wouldn’t it be great if you could prevent that injury from the start? Many athletes don’t wait for the injury to occur to start icing. Icing after intense runs or workouts helps fight inflammation and can speed recovery up.…

Boston Marathon Recap

It was a true honor being able to be a part of the 120th Boston Marathon weekend expo. Being a NH based company, we’ve spent many years admiring those who take part on Marathon Monday. Dr. Cool was very excited to participate at the weekend expo and to have the opportunity to meet many of the…

Top Running Injuries

Top Running Injuries: Treating Ankles and Knees with Ice Wraps

It's widely established that running is one of the most injury-prone sports humans can endure. Large amounts of stress are put on certain parts of a runner's body when they're active, mainly around the knees and ankles. Couple that with the studies that show 65% of all runners will be injured at…

National MS Awareness Month: Q&A with Cheryl Hile

March is National MS Awareness Month, and to commemorate the important occasion, we've been focusing on getting a better idea of what life is like with multiple sclerosis. We've heard from a number of athletes with MS that chemical-free cooling apparel like Dr. Cool's can help alleviate some of the…

National MS Awareness Month: Q&A with Lindy Haaglund

For National MS Awareness Month, we wanted to gain some insight and understanding into this debilitating disease from those who live with it. On of the many obstacles MS-affected athletes often battle is overheating, some have found that Dr. Cool chemical-free cool apparel helps to alleviate and…

National MS Awareness Month: Q&A with Marisol Beigert

This March is National MS Awareness Month, and the Dr. Cool team is focusing on gaining valuable insight from our friends and trusted ambassadors who manage to stay active despite having the disease! For this article, we consulted with runner Marisol Beigert for some insight to living and competing…

National MS Awareness Month: Staying Active with Multiple Sclerosis

For many, March simply means the end of winter, the height of college basketball season, or the beginning of Major League Baseball. However, our third month of the year is also used to commemorate certain occasions like National Women's History Month, or bring awareness to important issues like…

4 Things Every Runner Needs This Spring

Spring is here, and for many, that means easier outdoor runs. For the treadmill-intolerant, spring is perhaps the best time of year for race training—no more sloshing through snow and ice to meet your goals, no more fear of slipping on hidden patches of ice, and no more loading up on layers just to…

Becca Pizzi World Marathon Challenge

Becca Pizzi Becomes the First American Female to Finish The World Marathon Challenge

Our ambassador, Becca Pizzi, became the first American female to finish the World Marathon Challenge—running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days! She finished the races in 27 hours, 26 minutes, and 15 seconds, with an average time of 03:55:11. She also set event records in every race, which…

Becca Pizzi injury prevention

Becca Pizzi’s Tips for Recovery and Injury Prevention

As we approach the World Marathon Challenge, one of the longest and most physically challenging races in the world, we wonder how some of these participants prepare themselves. In the case of our Ambassador, Becca Pizzi, who is seeking to become the first American female to finish the race, the key…

Becca Pizzi Training Tips for Runners

Becca Pizzi’s Training Tips for Runners

If you’ve been following Dr. Cool through our blog or on our social media channels lately, you’ve likely heard of Becca Pizzi. Becca is one of our talented Ambassadors, and her story is a testament to dedication and hard work. As she continues on her quest to run a marathon in all 50 states…