After hitting the big 4-0, a lot starts to change in your body, and the theme is decline: At that age, the surgeon general's office has said that women's bone density is "in jeopardy." Men's testosterone levels drop by one... Read more
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n... Read more
Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises.
Medicine ball training is suitable for... 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 be able to take my left foot arch in my hand and raise my leg up straight to the side. Not to my ear, but at least I could straighten my knee. Something to work on. Lol, never had that much luck with the right leg!... Read more
Anybody else have foot and knee pain? I think I need new insoles in my shoes. The shoes themselves are only 4 months old & I had bought 2 pairs at the same time to switch them back and forth. It's just on one side & the foot hurts worse than the knee... Read more
Longer showers and icy hot help the pain from exercising. Don't want to take pills, before kids I got addicted and recovered. Any suggestions to ease this pain? And yes I work thru it til I'm done.... Read more
I keep a golf ball in my desk at work. When I have tight feet from running all those miles, I place my bare feet (at the arches) on the ball and roll it around for about a minute on each foot. I do this while sitting on conference calls, so no one ca... Read more
In the course of a normal day, you're probably going to pound your heels down on the floor at least 8,000 times. And with each walking step, your feet will be hitting the ground with a pressure equal to three or four times your body weight. Running... 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
Have you ever stepped out of bed in the morning, placed your feet on the flat floor and immediately felt a dull or even stabbing pain in your heel? This heel pain is commonly known as plantar fasciitis, a condition that develops when the plantar fasc... Read more
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