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
It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope. While there... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way.
Knees are the most commonly injured joints in... Read more
What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect?
As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua... Read more
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
After a 5 day hiatus, I am back on the wagon and ready to do this. My first small goal is 8 lbs lost by August 26th. Hubby and I are going to a music festival in Dana Point, CA. Music, ocean, adult time. Yeah. That's #motivation.... Read more
Is anyone else out there dealing with weight loss AND plantar fasciitis?? Have your pain levels improved since losing some weight?? I really need to believe that there's light at the end of the tunnel, and that I may not hurt like this forever...... Read more
I have been up since 1 am. Woke up with fibro pain all over my body. I have noticed since I've been eating healthy that the pain is less coming and less painful. I think walking has also helped. Any others found this ?... Read more
I just started sp today. I used it bout 5 yrs ago and it helped me drop 40 lbs...now I'm back and ready to drop bout 75 lbs. I've gained so much weight since I had my son in Jan of last year. Just really looking forward to losing it!... Read more
To lose weight, eat a well-balanced diet, consuming fewer calories than you expend, and follow an exercise program. Aim for two or three days a week of strength training and a minimum of 30 minutes a day of cardiovascular exercise at least five days... Read more
Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th... Read more
For many of us, exercise is the part of the day we look forward to. But for those who struggle with chronic pain, working out isn't enjoyable. It hurts. Knees are particularly vulnerable to pain during exercise (and afterwards). There... Read more
Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d... Read more
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