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
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... Read more
When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not.
Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes... Read more
Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... 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
I used to run (a few years ago), and recently starting running and walking again. Here's what and how I've increased exercise:
March 9 - started walking for 1-1.5 miles at lunch 3-4 times a week, increased to 2 miles 4-5 times a week aroun... Read more
My leg started to hurt yesterday ( on the lower part of my shin ) while I was out on my walk and when I got up this morning I couldn't put much weight on it. I have been hobbling around all day. I am very upset because I don't want to stop my fitne... Read more
If your incisions are all healed and you have access to a local pool, I'd like to suggest you give swimming and water aerobics a try. You can also use this time to really hone your nutrition. I'm not a doctor, so listen to yours. Get well soon!... Read more
I have the worst shin splints and calf pain when i run. Ounce been running about 2-4 miles 4 days a week for two months and its still just d bad. I ggot new more supportive shoes and still they hurt. It really hinders my workout. Any suggestion?... Read more
I started Jin Shin Jyutsu, a Japanese form of hands-on healing, because I was fascinated by its effects on my mood and energy.After two weeks of daily practice (10 minutes or so), I noticed I had lost around 3 kgs or so. This was when I started takin... Read more
WELCOME! A place for *YOU* - affected because you've multiple sclerosis or someone you love has it - can come to grow, heal, find laughter and hope. This is your team & new ideas are always welcomed.... Read more
This is the third in a series of blogs regarding those running inconveniences that may not sideline you as a runner, but if you fail to seek early intervention, may do just that. Today’s blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc... Read more
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