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8 Signs Your Cardio Workouts Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Can you do too much of a good thing? When it comes to cardio, the answer is yes...
Posted 3/19/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 12 comments   291,350 views
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How to Prevent Weight Gain When You're Injured

Don't let injury keep you on the sidelines! Follow these tips to stay active while healing from an injury.
Posted 1/23/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 30 comments   40,288 views
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You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise with a Sprained Ankle?

With a few modifications, it it possible to continue to exercise after you've sprained your ankle. Here's how.
Posted 12/5/2012  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 3 comments   31,178 views
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How to Injure Yourself at the Gym

Pain isn't the only sign that you're on your way to a workout-related injury. If you're guilty of these common mistakes, you are guaranteed to get hurt.
Posted 11/5/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 14 comments   41,646 views
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8 Ways to Keep Active When You Can't Exercise Like Normal

A few weeks ago, I had stitches in my shoulder after a spot was removed. I'm fine, but I couldn't really work out for two weeks. Learn how I stayed active--and how you can too.
Posted 10/4/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 43 comments   46,452 views
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You Asked: ''Do Ankle Wraps or Knee Braces Keep Weak Joints Safe During Exercise?''

Can using braces and wraps help prevent exercise-induced injuries?
Posted 4/25/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 2 comments   11,893 views
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4 Reasons to Stop Stretching Before You Exercise

Did you know that stretching before your workouts may actually increase your risk of injury? Get the long and short of proper stretching here!
Posted 4/23/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 167 comments   222,896 views
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When Exercise Hurts More Than Helps

In 2010, I experienced my first serious running injury. I made the problem worse by continuing to push through pain instead of listening to my body and resting.
Posted 1/31/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 57 comments   14,606 views
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Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain doesn't have to be a part of life. These five yoga-inspired therapy moves will help you strengthen your knees for more pain-free days!
Posted 12/21/2011  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 21 comments   23,267 views
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Staying on Track When You're Hurt

Ever have an injury, but not sure how you are going to stick to your health goals? Coach Denise offers some tips on how to stay on track with an injury.
Posted 10/20/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 46 comments   14,065 views
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4 Lessons Learned from Listening to My Body

By listening to my body, I've grown stronger and more confident in my fitness abilities. Today, I share four lessons I've learned with you.
Posted 9/21/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 48 comments   14,973 views
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Your Running Surface May Not be Responsible for Your Running Injury

According to exercise physiologist, Dr. Hirofumi Tanaka there is no scientific evidence to support that our running surface is responsible for our creating our running injuries.
Posted 8/30/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 22 comments   10,890 views
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When Your Body Speaks, Do You Listen?

I tend to ignore the signs from my body that it's time to slow down. I've been doing a lot of that lately, and I'm starting to realize that it could do more harm than good.
Posted 7/5/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 35 comments   13,941 views
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4 Easy Ways to Avoid Injury in the Weight Room

Are you an exercise injury waiting to happen? You could be if you don't follow these four tips every time you pick up the weights...
Posted 5/11/2011  9:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 14 comments   15,451 views
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Confession: I Didn't Run a Marathon

Earlier this year I told you I was going to run a marathon. Guess what? I didn't. And I'm OK with that. This "failure" taught me some valuable lessons.
Posted 5/2/2011  5:39:51 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 83 comments   16,059 views
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