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
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
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
What a great day! Right now I've got 66 - 366 calories remaining and 1,042 calories burned. Think I'll call it a day in hopes to make up my over calories yesterday over 500. More to make up and I will! I feel much better now 🙂... Read more
Well, I had to stop c25k. Having some serious pain in my knee. I have a physical coming up in a few weeks. I'm going to see what they say. I'm a little disappointed. I really wanted to run! I have bad knees though. Can't do lunges. They hurt.... Read more
So here I am again, I just can't get it right, I'm depressed, frustrated, not hopeless thou. Not motivated. Just stress and sick about. Just venting a little. Starting all over again. Wish me luck. Advise a good books to read.... Read more
You have to do what feels right to you. If you can only manage a 10 minute walk, then do that. Any extra activity is better than none. If you have a PT they should be pushing you, but not until your body packs it in. Talk to them if it's too much.... 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
I am retired,diisabled (wheelchair-bound) and 69 yrs old. For my birthday in March, my daughter gave me a Fitbit. At first i was tracking less than 100 steps a day. After recovering from the shock, i am now tracking 1500 to 2500 steps a day and on... 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
The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips. What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi... Read more
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