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
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits!
Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease.
According... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Under the stress of the stress going away, I fluffed up. My issue is NOT eating. I barely ate yesterday, didn't drink as much water as I should have, it was my first day of not exercising in months. I can't mess up 2 days. Each day makes it harder.... Read more
HELP: so i eat 1200 calories a day low carb (15 to 20) how much calories should I be burning to loose 2 lbs a week cause nothing seems to be working I seem to work for me to meet my goals 😔😔😔 starting to feel like giving up... 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
After all the house buying bull crap stress, we are relaxing with a beer and sushi for lunch. I love sushi :) factored it into my calories and it will work out, even with the beer. After what happened, I need it x_x... Read more
I work on the second floor of our building, but I have to go downstairs quite frequently. We only have stairs so I already get somewhat of a workout but to challenge myself further I do 10 one-legged squats per leg every time I reach the top of the s... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
Exercising regularly can be a challenge for many people even when they are healthy and injury-free. To maintain your fitness level, you have to be committed—and consistent—in your exercise routine. In my new book, The Art of Fitness: A Jo... Read more
One of the most serious problems associated with menopause is the increased risk of bone loss as a result of hormonal shifts. This is the first of series of four blogs I'll be writing on bone health, and in this blog I'll cover information on... Read more
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