Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re... Read more
Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Anyone using dance as exercise? I started last week&have noticed it makes me sweat&gets my heart rate up more than any other cardio I've tried. I am seeing results&enjoying myself! I'm 210lbs and dancing to 90s hip hop lol I highly recommend it!... Read more
I'm still having a hard time getting my exercise in. I'll walk 3 days a week, but that's about it. Keep waking up early to get out before work, but I'm not a morning person, so I just lay in bed drinking coffee. I need a serious kick in the pants. :/... Read more
When I first started exercising I was feeling it, but I made sure I drink enough water, during and after, so u can have enough oxygen to the brain, work on breathing right, after a while it feels much better and exercise even helps migraine to heal.... Read more
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Just curious what is everyone's favorite muffin top reducing exercise? I am walking daily at least 7000 steps (most fo which away from desk job) and doing some dance cardio in evenings. But looking for something to... Read more
I keep moving throughout the day. Work requires that I stand and when I don't have guests I use the time to do Qi Gong exercises:moving my hands, wrists, fingers, stretching wrists to avoid carpel tunnel,shifting weight from one foot to the other, do... Read more
Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t... Read more
I was not blessed with natural flexibility. Unless I stretch on a regular basis, I have no hope of reaching down and touching my toes. My tendency to skip stretching after runs (I know, shame on me) has come back to bite me in the past.&n... Read more
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